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Top events in London on Sat 2nd Mar 2019

Discover how women have helped shape the British Army with a day of performances, music and talks.
 10am to 4:30pm
 
 Chelsea
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Women and the Army
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
2019-03-02
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A showing of this reimagining of Sleeping Beauty, seen through the baddie's eyes on the big screen.
 11am to :
 
 Barbican
2019-03-02
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Maleficent (PG) + Show and Tell with Anna Kemp
In this age of utopian technologies, we can design mechanical limbs for amputees and chemically engineer happiness for depressives. But should we?
 11am to 12:15pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-02
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The panellists will discuss the role of art and visual representation in response to conflict and dealing with its consequences.
 12:45pm to 2pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-02
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This event examines the changing dynamics of protests and protest movements, focusing on how activists in the UK and globally mobilize and fight against inequalities.
 2:30pm to 3:45pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-02
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This interactive public event comprises a panel-based discussion, with representatives from different influential spheres in society who are shaping discourse on British identity, combined with direct audience engagement.
 12:45pm to 2pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-02
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-03-02
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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
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
Snoopy comes to London in this exhibition of Charles M. Schulz original Peanuts cartoons.
Good Grief, Charlie Brown!
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-03-02
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This exhibition explores how our built environment contributes to our physical and mental health in both positive and negative ways.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
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
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
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 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Tue, 12th Mar
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
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 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 17th Mar
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
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
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
This exhibition of over 100 of these extraordinary film posters celebrates the talent of the varied artists who used to produce these posters, that with advances in digital printing are no longer in demand.
Hollywood; Bollywood and Nollywood film posters from Ghana
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 23rd Mar
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
Explore today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination. Are we living in the way that pioneering architects and designers throughout the 20th century predicted, or has our idea of home proved resistant to real change?
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Mar
2019-03-02
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 2nd March 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
2019-03-02
2019-03-02

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 2nd March 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
2019-03-02
2019-03-02
 

Tower Bridge opening times

11:30pmMotor Vessel Dutch MasterUp river