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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
 Starts at 5pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Sat, 5th Jan 2019
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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

 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.

Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack

 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition.
 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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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

 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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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

 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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A display featuring iconic objects from the museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline Pankhurst’s hunger strike medal.
 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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An exhibition that reveals sunken, forgotten letters recently recovered from a shipwreck.
 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Sun, 13th Jan 2019
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This exhibition explores how factory methods are transforming how we deliver homes in the capital.

Factory-made Housing: a solution for London?

 10am to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Fri, 18th Jan 2019
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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
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 15th May at 12:15pm