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Top events in London on Sat 16th Mar 2019

Waterloo Classics is a monthly classic car show/meet in central London.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
2019-03-16
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Monthly Waterloo Classic car display
Learn the traditional craft of wool spinning in the heart of Hyde Park. Perfect your new skill, as everyone gets a drop spindle and a bag of wool to take home.
 Starts at 10am
 
 Paddington
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
Open weekend at the Victorian steam powered water pumps, plus a display...
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Feltham
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
Steaming day at a Victorian steam pump

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-03-16
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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
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
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
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
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
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
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
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
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 11am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Mar
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
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
2019-03-16
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Two artists – born centuries apart – explore the same universal themes with works of transcendent beauty and raw emotional power.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
Discover more about Georgian Black Londoners, alongside a collection of rare and unusual portraits of Black Georgians.
Black Georgian Londoners: Portraits, People and Perceptions
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
Through a rich collection of photographs, discover the innovation and resourcefulness that shaped the rebuilding and regeneration of the world post-war, revealing resilience and creativity in times of great change.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-16
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 16th March 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
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
2019-03-16
2019-03-16

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 16th 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
2019-03-16
2019-03-16
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 18th Mar at 11:00am