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Top events in London on Sun 28th Apr 2019

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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The Reserve is open to the public just once a year at a time when the bluebells are at their most beautiful.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Greenford
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Annual Open Day at Perivale Wood Nature Reserve
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
Celebrate the arrival of Spring by enjoying a rare Open Day at Kilmorey Mausoleum, one of Richmond's most historic yet lesser known buildings.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Twickenham
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Open day at the Kilmorey Mausoleum
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
In this talk George discusses what is driving London’s housing market to dysfunction and reveals how the house building industry has managed to exploit the crisis in order to turn an enormous profit.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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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 12pm to 4pm
 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 11am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 5th May
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Admire the gardens as they are brightened by the impressive 20,000 tulips planted throughout the gardens.
Eltham Palace's Tulip Festival
event time 11:30am to 3:30pm
 Eltham
 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 12pm to 6pm
 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 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 12th May
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 28th April 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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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?

Walking tours of London on Sunday 28th April 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

06:45pmMotor Vessel Le ChamplainUp river