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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
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
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
With over 150 posters and original artworks on display, this exhibition recognises some of these forgotten design heroines and reveals the hidden stories behind their work.
Poster Girls - A century of art and design
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Closing soon Sun, 13th Jan
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
An exhibition that reveals sunken, forgotten letters recently recovered from a shipwreck.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Sun, 13th Jan
2019-01-05
2019-01-05

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 5th January 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-01-05
2019-01-05

Walking tours of London on Saturday 5th January 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-01-05
2019-01-05
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 11th Jan at 06:30pm