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Top events in London on Thu 7th Mar 2019

From cancer crushers to Everest conquerors, celebrate Imperial’s women with talks, workshops and performances.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
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This lecture will consider some of the most marginal and forgotten voices in British Second World War history.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
Women on the frontline of empire: a feminist history of the Second World War
Egyptologist Jaromir Malek explores the position of the cat in the religion of ancient Egypt
 7:15pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
Join scientists from CERN to hear about the most ambitious new idea on the table – a gigantic particle collider that would eclipse the world's current biggest scientific instrument, the Large Hadron Collider.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
The next Mega-Collider
To discover more of the story of its Independence, Olie Hunter Smart takes on an immense challenge to walk the length of India, a 4,500km journey over seven months seeking out untold stories of Independence and Partition.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Soho
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
The Adventure Travel Film Festival presents 'The Road to Independance' by Olie Hunter-Smart
At a moment, when the international order is ready for change, David Kennedy discusses the role of expert knowledge in the making and unmaking of an unjust world.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
Starting from the premise that disasters are more normal than exceptional events, this lecture will explore the gap between perception and reality in order to draw a more objective picture of the phenomenon.
 1:10pm to 1:55pm
 
2019-03-07
2019-03-07

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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
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Fri, 15th Mar
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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
 Closes tomorrow
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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 8pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 23rd Mar
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
This exhibition attempts to recapture how the Victorians would have seen Highgate Cemetery.
event time 10am to 7pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Fri, 29th Mar
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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
2019-03-07
2019-03-07
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
2019-03-07
2019-03-07

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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 8th Mar at 01:45pm