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Top events in London on Thu 2nd May 2019

Join author Lucy Inglis as she discusses her critically-acclaimed book Milk of Paradise, a history of humanity through the poppy.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
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Milk of Paradise
The presentation identifies the many people who, over the years, have been involved with the canal during its colourful existence.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Islington
2019-05-02
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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
2019-05-02
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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
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
A photographic exhibition documenting the living conditions of London’s most disadvantaged children.
Bedrooms of London
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 5th May
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
 Ends on Sun, 5th May
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
 Ends on Mon, 6th May
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
 Ends on Sun, 12th May
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
 Ends on Thu, 16th May
2019-05-02
2019-05-02
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
2019-05-02
2019-05-02

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