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Top events in London on Tue 19th Feb 2019

With his illustrated presentation, Neville Lyons will describe how the project was conceived and progressed, the personalities involved and some of its main features.
 6:45pm to 9:30pm
 
 Hammersmith
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Wade into the (dangerous) old debate as Lynne Truss chairs a panel of authors discussing their favourite pets and the role they play in their works and literary lives.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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An opportunity to be taken step by step through the construction of the Crystal Palace both 1851 and 1854.
 7pm to :
 
 Upper Norwood
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Engineering Behind the Crystal Palace
The findings of the Cassini mission will be described as well as some of the other surprising discoveries made during the orbital tour at Saturn
 5:30pm to 6:30pm
 
 South Kensington
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Come along and find out more about the making of these iconic spaces. Part of the Year of Engineering
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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The Building of London's Mainline Stations

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A landmark exhibition on the history, art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England.
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 19th Feb
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Joseph Bazalgette as Captain Sanitation! Thomas Telford as Colossus! Andy Mitchell as Infrastructo! They’re the superheroes who built, and are still building London.
Invisible Superheroes
event time 10am to 5pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Fri, 22nd Feb
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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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
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See two narrow gauge steam trains from the Welsh Ffestiniog Railway on a visit to London.
Ffestiniog steam train inside King's Cross station
event time All Day
 Islington
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-19
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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.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
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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
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Twickenham
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-19
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Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames
Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-19
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A series of watercolour drawings, prints and etchings celebrating towers and tower blocks.
Towers of the City and Finsbury
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Feb
2019-02-19
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A selection of works that demonstrate the impact of digital technology on design have been brought together in this exhibition.
Plug-in-to-the-future: Changing approaches to design
event time 9am to 6pm
 Tottenham Court Road
 Closing soon Fri, 1st Mar
2019-02-19
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This exhibition features over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-19
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 19th February 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 25th Feb at 06:30pm