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Top events in London on Tue 9th Apr 2019

Join Julia Shaw as she delves into the darkest depths of the human psyche, and discover what science can teach us about the link between human psychology and acts of evil.
 7:15pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-04-09
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Julia Eccleshare sneaks into the pantry to taste the edible (and inedible) food found in children’s literature, past and present and consider the role food plays in our literary childhood imaginations.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
We all know the saying ‘you are what you eat’ in relation to our bodies – but when it comes to our minds ‘you are what you read’ is equally true. The impact of our mental diet is less visible but just as powerful.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
2019-04-09
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How do animals – including humans – find their way around? David Barrie explores the wonders of animal navigation.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Soho
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
Incredible Journeys: How Animals Great and Small Find Their Way
In 1855, on a dark and snowy December morning, Emmanuel Barthelemy was hanged for a double murder outside the gates of Newgate prison. What had brought him to this grisly end?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
The Murderer of Warren Street - A Talk by Marc Mulholland
An evening exploring the Easter story through art over the centuries, with Art Historian Dr Nigel Halliday
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Tooting
2019-04-09
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Easter in Art
The concept of a ‘good death’, and how it can be achieved will be discussed, including the importance of open conversations with children being bereaved.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2019-04-09
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This lecture will consider the current reality of AI in education and its transformative potential.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-04-09
2019-04-09

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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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Colindale
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Apr
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 10am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Apr
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
An display of photographs by a Victorian eccentric -- very "steampunk".
The Peculiar Photographic Revelations of a Victorian Eccentric
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Fri, 26th Apr
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
A photographic exhibition documenting the living conditions of London’s most disadvantaged children.
Bedrooms of London
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 5th May
2019-04-09
2019-04-09

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 9th April 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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