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Top events in London on Sun 31st Mar 2019

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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Four days of events about coffee with lots of different things happening throughout the weekend.
 All Day
 
 Whitechapel
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A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
An opportunity to have a look at the buildings and engines, to take in the exhibition and learn something of the Victorian sewer system which continues to serve the capital.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Crossness Engines open day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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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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 11am to 4:30pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Mon, 22nd Apr
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Portraits, sculpture, photographs, archival documents and miniature masterpieces by Fabergé illustrate historic events and family meetings between the rulers of the two nations.
 Russia, Royalty & the Romanovs
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Apr
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 31st 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 31st 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

07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river
02:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
02:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river