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Top events in London on Mon 31st Dec 2018

A plant hunting walk to see how many wildflowers can be found at this time of year.
 11am to 1pm
 
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New Year’s Eve Plant Hunt
All available engines will be in steam, including unlimited rides on the Waterworks Railway and the chance to see the Victorian Shand Mason steam fire engine in action.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brentford
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New Year Steam-Up

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 5:30pm
 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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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 10am to 6pm
 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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The exhibition explores the man, his life and his unprecedented contribution to the nation’s cultural heritage.
Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector
event time 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Featuring 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years, the exhibition includes innovative, minimalist sculpture from the 1960s as well as recent works that extend the legacy of 'optical' minimalism in different ways.
Space Shifters
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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A display featuring iconic objects from the museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline Pankhurst’s hunger strike medal.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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