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Top events in London on Tue 12th Mar 2019

An evening which will take you to the most mysterious remaining places in the Universe, black holes!
 6:45pm to 8pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Einstein's monsters: the life and times of black holes
In The Restless Kings, historian and author Dr. Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
The Restless Kings
The Great Diary Project rescues, archives and makes publicly available a growing collection of more than 8,500 diaries housed at London’s Bishopsgate Institute.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
What is a battery? How were they invented? How does a modern battery work?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
The battery – inside out
Join Professor Dame Sue Black as she breathes new life into the taboo subject of death.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Notting Hill
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
A Life in Death, Forensic Scientist Sue Black in Conversation
A book related talk by the author turned politician on the Crossrail project
 6:30pm to :
 
 Kentish Town
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Christian Wolmar - The Story of Crossrail

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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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 17th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
This exhibition attempts to recapture how the Victorians would have seen Highgate Cemetery.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Fri, 29th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
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
2019-03-12
2019-03-12

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 12th March 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 13th Mar at 06:45am