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Top events in London on Thu 17th Jan 2019

Join Susan Bishop for a nostalgic look at Barkers of Kensington’s 1920s fashions.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Kensington
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The spectacle of fashion at Barkers with Susan Bishop
Poet and professor of English Mark Ford leads an informal, interactive evening of discussion about T S Eliot’s classic collection of cat poems.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Celebrate the New Year with a walking tour through Stanfords London from 1853 to 2019.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Soho
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A Walking Tour Through Stanfords History
In this lecture John Mearsheimer explains why US foreign policy so often backfires and what can be done to set it straight.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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The discussion will consider the ways in which the Commonwealth and other legacies of Empire featured in the debate about Brexit and Britain’s broader place in the world.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition explores how factory methods are transforming how we deliver homes in the capital.
Factory-made Housing: a solution for London?
event time 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 18th Jan
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These displays explore the controversy that has raged over female practitioners throughout the centuries.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Fri, 18th Jan
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An exhibition of books from Eton College.
event time 9am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Fri, 18th Jan
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The exhibition explores the day and evening styles of the decade, complemented by photographs of the stars who championed them.
 Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs
event time 11am to 8pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 20th Jan
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This exhibition traces the development of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings through a selection of over forty masterpieces.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 20th Jan
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An exhibition which explores dreams, the unconscious and an imaginary world between sleep and wakefulness.
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sun, 20th Jan
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History, as somebody wise once said, is just one damned thing after another. But is it really? Who decides what is ‘history’?
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 20th Jan
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Designed and curated in close collaboration with Piano himself, this is the first exhibition in London to put the spotlight on Piano in 30 years.
Renzo Piano - The Art of Making Buildings
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 20th Jan
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The exhibition includes works by members of Proust’s family and by some of the leading French physicians of the day.
Marcel Proust and the Medicine of the Belle Époque
event time 9am to 9pm
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Sat, 26th Jan
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A night time display of lighting installations around the Canary Wharf estate.
Winter Lights
event time 5pm to 10pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sat, 26th Jan
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 30th Jan at 09:30am