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Top events in London on Sat 30th Mar 2019

A day to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the RT buses - with a procession at the end of the day.
 All Day
 
 Barking
2019-03-30
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Heritage bus running day in Barking
Georgian medicine’s recommendation of diet and exercise might sound remarkably modern, but in fact it was an age-old remedy.
 2pm to :
 
 Beckenham
2019-03-30
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Stunning images enmeshed in a tapestry of sound offer a very different kind of road movie; a mesmeric, psychogeographic trip down 35 miles of blacktop through LA.
 4pm to :
 
 Barbican
2019-03-30
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Architecture on Film - Communion Los Angeles
Wade in a wild river and experience a different perspective of London history and urban wildlife.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Deptford
2019-03-30
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Low Tide Walk along Deptford Creek
Four days of events about coffee with lots of different things happening throughout the weekend.
 All Day
 
 Whitechapel
2019-03-30
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Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public and learn about bees.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Brockley
2019-03-30
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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The exhibition showcases significant objects from Sheffield’s Guild of St George Ruskin Collection whilst also drawing on the collections of museums and galleries.
John Ruskin - The Power of Seeing
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Mon, 22nd Apr
2019-03-30
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 30th March 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Visit one of the Geffrye's 18th-century almshouses which has been taken back to its original condition.
 tba
 
 Bethnal Green
2019-03-30
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Geffrye Museum's Alms House tour

Walking tours of London on Saturday 30th 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
2019-03-30
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Tower Bridge opening times

03:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
04:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river
07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river