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Top events in London on Sat 2nd Feb 2019

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Prepare for the unknown – on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of ‘Spanish Flu’, this display explores how a future epidemic might hit London.
 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Feb 2019
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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

 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Feb 2019
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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

 10:30am to 4pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Feb 2019
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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

 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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Discover the expressive sensitivity and immediacy of Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits in the first UK exhibition of its kind
 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 10th Feb 2019
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A landmark exhibition on the history, art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England.
 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 19th Feb 2019
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One of the last Pre-Raphaelites, Edward Burne-Jones brought imaginary worlds to life in awe-inspiring paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries

Edward Burne-Jones

 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb 2019
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An exhibition exploring the connection between Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dalí, starting from their one meeting, to which Dalí brought his recently completed painting The Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

Freud, Dalí and the Metamorphosis of Narcissus

 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb 2019
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This major exhibition tells the story of Ashurbanipal through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Assyrian treasures and rare loans.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb 2019
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This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition.

Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces from Horace Walpole's Collection

 12pm to 6pm
 Twickenham
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb 2019
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 2nd February 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 2nd February 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
2019-02-02
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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