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Top events in London on Tue 19th Mar 2019

A three-day visit by a tall sailing ship, with public access each afternoon.
 4pm to 6pm
 
 Greenwich
2019-03-19
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Tours of a Polish tall sailing ship
Rosemary Ashton’s talk discusses Marian Evans (soon to be known as ‘George Eliot’) in her early London years as a journalist
 7:30pm to :
 
 Highgate
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
George Eliot’s Life in London
Discover more about its construction and planning. Part of the Year of Engineering.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-03-19
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The Thames Barrier
Join this workshop to learn the skills, tools and techniques that can help you advance accountability in your own local area
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-19
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In this lecture, we will explore how deep learning works, what it can do and if neural networks are a modern miracle or yet another false dawn.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
The presentations for this evening feature recently completed educational buildings, each demonstrating ways in which concrete can be used sustainably.
 6:30pm to 8:45pm
 
 Euston
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
Concrete Elegance: Sustainable Education

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-03-19
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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
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
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
2019-03-19
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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
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
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
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
This exhibition attempts to recapture how the Victorians would have seen Highgate Cemetery.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Fri, 29th Mar
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
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
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
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
2019-03-19
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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
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
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
2019-03-19
2019-03-19

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 19th March 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-19
2019-03-19
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 20th Mar at 12:15pm