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Top events in London on Wed 6th Mar 2019

Simon Winder joins us at Stanfords to retrace the various powers that have tried to overtake the land that stretches from the mouth of the Rhine to the Alps and the might of the peoples who have lived there for centuries.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Soho
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
Lotharingia: A personal history of Europe’s lost country
We explore why students across the world are calling for the decolonisation of the curricula and what universities can do about it.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
So much has happened since Gresham’s era, yet many of the questions about our cosmic origins still remain.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2019-03-06
2019-03-06

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
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
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
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
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
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
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
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
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
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
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
Explore the extraordinary lives and deaths of Tsar Nicholas II and his family and go behind the scenes to uncover the science behind one of the greatest mysteries of the 20th century.
The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Mar
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
The exhibition showcases how humanity has used medicine to extend life and defy death throughout time.
Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine
event time 9:30am to 9pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Mar
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
An exhibition of dog photographs by Thomas Fall.
Promoting the Pedigree through Photography: Thomas Fall
event time 9:30am to 4:30pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Fri, 29th Mar
2019-03-06
2019-03-06
In this immersive sound installation, 32 people who fought and lived through the First World War share their personal stories of the Armistice.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-06
2019-03-06

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