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Top events in London on Sun 7th Apr 2019

A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-07
2019-04-07

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

 10am to 6pm
 Colindale
 Ends on Sun, 14th Apr 2019
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

 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 21st Apr 2019
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

 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr 2019
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

 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 29th Apr 2019
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
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

 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 30th Apr 2019
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, the exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition

 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sat, 4th May 2019
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
This exhibition is the story of humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star.
 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 6th May 2019
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
The first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years.

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 19th May 2019
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design.

A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 26th May 2019
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
A major exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers.

Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr

 10am to 7pm
 Soho
 Ends on Mon, 27th May 2019
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
2019-04-07
2019-04-07
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
2019-04-07
2019-04-07

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 Wed 15th May at 12:15pm