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Top events in London on Sun 7th Apr 2019

Expect to see lots of people in very fine hats promenading along the South Bank
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Southwark
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London Hat Walk
Occasional opening of the fairground organ museum.
 11am to 5pm
 
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Amersham Fair Organ Museum Open Day
The show is expected to attract around 100 visiting buses and coaches, old and new, from London and all over the UK.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
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London Bus Museum Spring Gathering
Monthly(ish) open days at 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
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Gatton Park monthly open day
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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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
2019-04-07
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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
2019-04-07
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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
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
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
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
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
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
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
 Closes today
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 12pm to 4pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
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
2019-04-07
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The exhibition features ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and a soundscape based on the chemical processes occurring in plants and trees.
The Lore of the Land
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Tue, 30th Apr
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
Explore this surreal lost property office where you will uncover stories in the most unlikely places.
Unclaimed - The Liminal Space
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Fri, 3rd May
2019-04-07
2019-04-07

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 7th April 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
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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 7th April 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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