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Top events in London on Mon 6th May 2019

Explore a large labyrinth of colour and light.
 11am to 4:30pm
 
 Wembley
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Colourscape
IWA Canalway Cavalcade is London's biggest, brightest and best waterways festival.
 All Day
 
 Maida Vale
2019-05-06
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Local teams build a cart, show it off, race it round the course... and then pick up the pieces!
 12pm to :
 
 New Cross
2019-05-06
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Traditional May Day entertainment with Maypole dancing, music, entertainment for all the family.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Mayfair
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The May Fair - Grosvenor Square
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-05-06
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Open day at a Victorian steam pump
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
2019-05-06
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
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
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
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
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
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
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
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
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
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
 Closing soon Fri, 17th May
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
The first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years.
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 19th May
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
Spanning thousands of years, this takes a closer look at five objects that explore the relationship between food, power and control.
Feeding history: the politics of food
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-06
2019-05-06
A major exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers.
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
event time 10am to 7pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-06
2019-05-06

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
01:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
03:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
11:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
02:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
03:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:15amMotor Ship HamburgDown river