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Top events in London on Thu 24th Jan 2019

The government says it wants to make new developments more beautiful – but beautiful to whom?
 6:30pm to :
 
 Kings Cross
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This illustrated lecture by Jo Story (Professor at the University of Leicester) explores the deep-rooted connectivity between England and the Continent in the centuries before the Norman Conquest
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Comic Robin Ince uses the life of the stand-up as a way of exploring some of the biggest questions we all face
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
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In this talk Simon Elliott launches his most recent book, Roman Legionaries, which tells the story of every aspect of the lives of these elite warriors of the ancient world.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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Roman Legionaries
Paul Dolan launches his new book, Happy Ever After, exploring the narratives society installs in us, using good evidence to debunk bad stories.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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This lecture will explore how the sixteenth century found ways of distancing itself from religion – like Christopher Marlowe, who raged against its moral constraints.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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To acknowledge the contribution of black and minority ethnic seafarers during the First World War and some of their stories just after the war had ended.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Richmond
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BAME seafarers in the First World War

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day
Fashioned from Nature
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
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Discover two artists who changed the course of Western European art
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
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The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652).
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
2019-01-24
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The Enchanted Garden explores how Morris's contemporaries and subsequent generations of artists have responded to the allure of garden spaces, using them as stages for the magical, menacing and romantic.
The Enchanted Garden
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
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A series of light installations during January along London Wall in the City of London.
Illuminocity
event time 3pm to 9pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Jan
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The exhibition explores the Gestetner machine as a device that revolutionised the office.
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Jan
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​Previously unseen and rediscovered archival photography of Kate Macintosh’s Dawson’s Heights housing in south London shown at the RIBA.
Dawson’s Heights: Hilltop Community
event time 10am to 5pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Sat, 2nd Feb
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Prepare for the unknown – on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of ‘Spanish Flu’, this display explores how a future epidemic might hit London.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Feb
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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 Wed 30th Jan at 09:30am