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Top events in London on Thu 21st Feb 2019

Cat-walk through what you might wear in the future by trying on the latest wearable tech, new textile materials and intelligent clothing
 6pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
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Author Antony Clayton presents an illustrated talk about the inverted city beneath our streets.
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Kensington
2019-02-21
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Subterranean City: beneath the streets of London
In this talk Professor Rose will highlight the positive and negative aspects of working at both projects, and focus on the extent to which regional, national, and global developments have shaped research agendas
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-02-21
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Candlelit storytelling and live music by George Hoyle.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
2019-02-21
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London Dreamtime presents: Missing Histories of Southwark Cathedral
Join Iain Sinclair as he recounts his own perspective on the city he has written about for many years.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
2019-02-21
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An evening celebrating the beloved works of PG Wodehouse, from Blandings to Jeeves and Wooster.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-21
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Stephen Furniss will talk about Victorian photography in general, but concentrate on the many Victorian photographers who are buried in Highgate Cemetery.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Highgate
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
‘From Today, Painting is Dead’: Victorian Photographers in Highgate Cemetery
A novelist, a science writer and a population health specialist discuss the social impact of pandemics through time, and how virus, quarantine and contagion continue to inspire our dystopian literary imaginations.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-21
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Ruth Buchanan, Matt Craven and Sundhya Pahuja in a conversation chaired by Gerry Simpson.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-21
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
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
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
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
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-21
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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
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
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
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
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
2019-02-21
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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
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
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
2019-02-21
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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
2019-02-21
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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 Mon 25th Feb at 06:30pm