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Top events in London on Thu 31st Jan 2019

From the history of lighting starting in the 1900’s to today’s practices.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Antony Clayton presents an illustrated talk that will uncover some of the colourful folklore of underground London.
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Kensington
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Folklore of underground London with Antony Clayton
An exhaustive documentary exploring the life and work of Salvador Dalí, and that of his muse Gala.
 2pm to :
 
 Barbican
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Salvador Dalí – In Search of Immortality
A talk by Professor Ryan with a particular focus on the interwar home and the Ideal Home Show.
 7pm to :
 
 Pinner
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In this talk, Professor Stephen King (University of Leicester) will delve into the rich primary source material of pauper letters held at The National Archives.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
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Has the Act done right by children since 1989? Has it adapted to the challenges of childhood and society?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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Featuring over fifty works from across the world, some of which have never been on display before, Gainsborough’s Family Album charts his career from youth to maturity.
Gainsboroughs Family Album
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Feb
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See how Repton’s career unfolded in this special exhibition which brings together Red Books and watercolour paintings, many never publicly displayed before, to celebrate the bicentenary of his death.
Repton Revealed
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Feb
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The uncompromising sculpture that emerged in Britain after the Second World War
Figure Totem Beast: Sculpture in Britain in the 1950s
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Mon, 4th Feb
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A collection of US tabloid front covers, enlarged to two metres high, featuring a headline that relates to Donald Trump’s business dealings, political aspirations or personal life.
event time 11am to 9pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Thu, 7th Feb
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Disrupting the Futurecity explores the way in which international artists are positively disrupting our cities, shaping the way we inhabit and engage with public space.
Disrupting the Futurecity
event time 9:30am to 9pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 10th Feb
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Discover the expressive sensitivity and immediacy of Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits in the first UK exhibition of its kind
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 10th Feb
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 1st Feb at 09:30am