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Top events in London on Fri 22nd Feb 2019

Dr Rachel Duffett will discuss the role of food in the lives of soldiers on the Western Front, both as a physiological necessity and a source of psychological comfort.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
 The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the British soldiers of the First World War
Damian Barr hosts an evening of conversation, poetry, stories and author readings from a range of special guests, including Sarah Waters and Juno Dawson, to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic bookshop, Gay’s the Word.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
John Boughton will give a talk on the history of London’s council housing based on his new book
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
Municipal Dreams
An evening of talks for young Londoners who are looking for advice, guidance and open opportunities about the tech, digital and creative sector.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Southwark
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
Launch It - Discover Your Digital Career in 2019

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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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames
Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
event time 10am to 10pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
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
2019-02-22
2019-02-22

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 22nd February 2019

We are opening the doors of The National Archives' repositories to offer you the chance to go behind the scenes.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Richmond
2019-02-22
2019-02-22

Behind the scenes tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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