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Top events in London on Tue 23rd Apr 2019

Who was Queen Victoria? A little old lady, potato-like in appearance, dressed in everlasting black? Or a passionate young princess, a romantic heroine with a love of dancing?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow - A Talk by Dr Lucy Worsley

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 10am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Thu, 25th Apr
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
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
 Ends on Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
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
 Ends on Mon, 29th Apr
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
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
 Ends on Tue, 30th Apr
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
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
 Ends on Fri, 3rd May
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
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
 Ends on Sat, 4th May
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
This exhibition is the story of humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 6th May
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
Explore the Library’s collection of pocket-sized friendship albums – made between the 16th and 19th centuries.
Friendship Before Facebook: Social Networks in a Pre-Digital Age
event time 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 12th May
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
This exhibition explores the art, science, ethics and technology that enables human repair and alteration.
Spare Parts - Rethinking human repair
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 12th May
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
The exhibition features twenty-four critically acclaimed projects that have pushed design boundaries through their exploration of the opportunities and challenges of timber structures.
Forest of Fabrication
event time 10am to 6pm
 Euston
 Ends on Fri, 17th May
2019-04-23
2019-04-23

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 23rd April 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 26th Apr at 10:45am