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The Blackheath Morris Men once more carry out the ancient tradition of heaving a lady into the air on a decorated chair.
 12pm to :
 
 Greenwich
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
Open day at a Victorian steam pump

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
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
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 9am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Apr
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
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
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
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
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
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
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
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
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
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
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sat, 4th May
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
With more than 800 images on display, this global photography exhibition presents all winning and shortlisted entries, including the Photographer of the Year, from this year’s Awards
2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
event time 10am to 9pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Mon, 6th May
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
This exhibition is the story of humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Mon, 6th May
2019-04-22
2019-04-22

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Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
01:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
03:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river