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Top events in London on Thu 4th Apr 2019

This talk will be accompanied by a small display of material relating to Archbishop Laud from the Library’s collections.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
Lambeth under Laud - new perspectives on the archbishop and his household
A talk about the stormy public debates surrounding the first Blackfriars Bridge, which opened in 1769.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
The Battles of Blackfriars Bridge: London Improvement in the Age of Franklin
This lecture will track these radical quests and show how they could lead to positions like those of Baruch Spinoza or Thomas Hobbes: God may still exist but is almost wholly out of reach.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-04-04
2019-04-04

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A "lost" portrait of Charles Dickens, recently re-discovered after 174 years, will go on public display for one week.
Rediscovered portrait of Dickens to go on display
event time All Day
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Apr
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
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
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
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 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Wed, 17th Apr
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
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
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
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
 Closes today
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
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
 Closes today
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 9am to 8pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Apr
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
The exhibition is an exploration of how the proposed causes and cures are represented within the art collection of Bethlem Museum of the Mind.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 26th Apr
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-04
2019-04-04
This exhibition showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Mon, 29th Apr
2019-04-04
2019-04-04

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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 11th Apr at 10:15am