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Top events in London on Wed 1st May 2019

Annual parade by the New Esperance Morris Dancers.
 12pm to :
 
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Islington Milkmaids Garland
Dr Jonathan Boff will discuss the transformation undergone by the British Army during the First World War and the role this played in the defeat of Germany.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Chelsea
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The British Army and the End of the First World War
There is more to the Ministry of Defence UFO files than reports on strange sightings in the sky.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
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UFOs and the Cold War
Join Senior Curator Simon Sladen as he introduces a new display in the British Galleries exploring comedy’s impact on society.
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
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The newly discovered Salvator by Leonardo, the world’s most costly picture, is one of his most notable creations, in which he used his ‘science of art’ to transform a stock subject into a profound expression of the ineffability of the divine.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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 9pm
 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 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 9:30am to 6pm
 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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Photography display exploring past and present Thamesmead through archival images from the RIBA Collections and contemporary photographs by artist Nina Manandhar.
Thamesmead: A Town for the 21st Century
event time 10am to 5pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Thu, 16th May
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