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Top events in London on Fri 28th Dec 2018

Take a tour of Parliament over the Christmas holidays.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
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Christmas Tours of the Houses of Parliament

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A series of modern light installations will illuminate the 18th century gardens and architecture, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the Gardens in a different light, after dark.
event time 5:30pm to 10pm
 Chiswick
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
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Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840.
The Romantic Age: European Fans 1810-1840
event time 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
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Drawing on the resources of the National Jazz Archive the exhibition includes photos, posters, journals, video and memorabilia.
Women in Jazz: A Celebration of the Past, Present and Future
event time 9:30am to 2pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Mon, 31st Dec
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24 homes and shops across Greenwich will each open an "advent window" in December to visit around the town.
event time 6pm to 9pm
 Closing soon Wed, 2nd Jan
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In this solo show, artist-photographer Mark Neville documents the everyday life of Bethlem Royal Hospital, the oldest residential psychiatric treatment facility in the UK.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 4th Jan
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This Christmas, Kew Gardens will once again transform into a magical after dark explosion of festive colour
event time Starts at 5pm
 Richmond
 Closing soon Sat, 5th Jan
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New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions
event time 11am to 8pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.
Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 31st Dec at 11:30pm