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Top events in London on Thu 28th Feb 2019

BBC Radio 3’s arts and ideas programme Free Thinking asks 'Is British Culture Getting Weirder?'
 2:30pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
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Is British Culture Getting Weirder?
This talk will show how ideas we usually relegate to the lunatic fringe have had a significant impact on the world we live in, and may indeed inform our political future.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Kensington
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
£10.00
The stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Black Tudors
The story of ‘the first modern lesbian’ is told by Jill Liddington, Angela Steidele and guests
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
In conversation with Miranda France, acclaimed travel writer Monisha Rajesh discusses her wonderfully vivid account of her 45,000 mile journey circumnavigating the globe along the world's most remarkable railways.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 St James
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Around the World in 80 Trains
An array speakers will be delving into queer science history, talking all manner of fascinating subjects.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Chelsea
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Pride in STEM - Out Thinkers
Come and explore some maritime stories from our rich and varied resources for Merchant Navy history, with Jeanie Smith, Assistant Librarian.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Workshop: Adventures at Sea
'Future Cities' teases out the links between speculation and practice, exploring a breathtaking range of imagined cities – submerged, floating, flying, vertical, underground, ruined and salvaged.
 6pm to 8pm
 
2019-02-28
2019-02-28

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
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
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.
Call in the Cavalry
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Snoopy comes to London in this exhibition of Charles M. Schulz original Peanuts cartoons.
Good Grief, Charlie Brown!
event time 11am to 8pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
This exhibition explores how our built environment contributes to our physical and mental health in both positive and negative ways.
event time 10am to 10pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
This exhibition presents fifty original magazine covers from Time Out’s archive and explores the stories behind them.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Notting Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
This exhibition explores new ways of analysing, reconstructing and contextualising Leonardo’s designs for perpetual motion.
Leonardo da Vinci and Perpetual Motion: Visualising Impossible Machines
event time 10am to 8pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Tue, 12th Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Using rarely seen books, artworks and objects, the displays examine the themes of illustrating, opening, mapping, knowing and treating the human body.
Under the skin: illustrating the human body
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Fri, 15th Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Whether raising a smile, solving a crime, wreaking magical havoc or even performing in theatre, cats take centre stage in this free exhibition.
Cats on the Page
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 17th Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
This multi-screen installation by artist John Akomfrah remembers the millions of African men and women who participated in the First World War
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Thu, 21st Mar
2019-02-28
2019-02-28

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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 2nd Mar at 11:30pm