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Top events in London on Sat 27th Apr 2019

King Willem Alexander will celebrate his 52nd birthday, and there will be a street party outside the Dutch Church in London.
 2pm to 5:30pm
 
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Occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum's overflow depot in Acton - lots of events, old buses and trains to see.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Acton
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 Open weekend at the London Transport Museum's Acton Depot
A hall full of film memorabilia traders and a number of Cult TV and film stars in attendance.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Holborn
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Cult TV & Film fair

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Tue, 30th Apr
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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
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Ara Güler, who passed away last year, was known by many as one of the greatest photojournalists of his time
Ara Güler Exhibition
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 5th May
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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
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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 8pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Mon, 6th May
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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
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An exhibition of DANAD Design's trailblazing work from 1958–62, featuring their original furniture and surface designs.
DANAD Design 60th Anniversary exhibition
event time 10am to 7pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Fri, 10th May
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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 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 12th May
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 12th May
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 27th April 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Visit one of the Geffrye's 18th-century almshouses which has been taken back to its original condition.
 tba
 
 Bethnal Green
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Geffrye Museum's Alms House tour

Walking tours of London on Saturday 27th April 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

02:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
06:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
07:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
08:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river