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Top events in London on Sun 24th Mar 2019

Stock up with Finnish foods at this annual Easter Fair and (on Sat only) Scandinavian Spring market.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Rotherhithe
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Finnish Easter Fair
Occasional open weekend to go on board the barges moored next to Tower Bridge.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wapping
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Open weekend at the riverside moorings
Over 40 hand-picked layouts from around the globe and in excess of 120 exhibitors to browse and purchase from.
 10am to 4:30pm
 
 Wood Green
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The London Festival of Railway Modelling
A special event to commemorate the withdrawal of the last London Transport RFs on routes 218 and 219 in March 1979.
 All Day
 
 Weybridge
2019-03-24
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The last red RFs running day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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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
2019-03-24
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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
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The Oscar Wilde Temple is a wholly immersive work of art and secular space honouring one of the earliest forebears of gay liberation.
The Oscar Wilde Temple
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clapham
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
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Collectively these portraits and stories speak across continents and generations of an extraordinary post-war emigration of women who made a leap of faith for the love of an airman.
War Brides
event time 10am to 6pm
 Colindale
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Apr
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An exhibition that looks at how the world has tried (and often failed) to secure peace in the 20th century.
Giving Peace a Chance: from the League of Nations to Greenham Common
event time 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Wed, 17th Apr
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The Charles Dickens Museum explores the pivotal role of food in the author’s life and novels and give new insights into the experience of dining with Dickens.
Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Apr
2019-03-24
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This is the V&A Museum of Childhood’s first major exhibition to focus on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture.
A Pirate’s Life for Me
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Mon, 22nd Apr
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 24th March 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Sunday 24th March 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 28th Mar at 11:30am