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Top events in London on Tue 9th Apr 2019

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
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The Murderer of Warren Street - A Talk by Marc Mulholland

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
2019-04-09
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

 10am to 6pm
 Colindale
 Ends on Sun, 14th Apr 2019
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The exhibition showcases how humanity has used medicine to extend life and defy death throughout time.

Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine

 9:30am to 9pm
 Euston
 Ends on Tue, 16th Apr 2019
2019-04-09
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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

 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 21st Apr 2019
2019-04-09
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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

 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr 2019
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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
2019-04-09
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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

 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 30th Apr 2019
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2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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
2019-04-09
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 9th April 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-04-09
2019-04-09
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 Wed 15th May at 12:15pm