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Monday 13th May

Nicholas Reeves presents an entirely new perspective on the turbulent events of his seventeen-year reign.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
What’s the future of listening? What will happen to the ways we give attention to music in the future?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-05-13
2019-05-13

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
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
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
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
 Ends on Sun, 19th May
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
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
 Ends on Mon, 27th May
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
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
 Ends on Mon, 27th May
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Fri, 31st May
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
The first solo UK exhibition by Myfanwy MacLeod, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG, Vancouver).
Canada Gallery Myfanwy MacLeod – Neighbours
event time 11am to 5:45pm
 St James
 Ends on Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.
Call in the Cavalry
event time 9am to 10am
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sun, 9th Jun
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
An exhibition that covers a long period in the history of magic, from the 16th to the early 20th century.
Staging Magic – The Story Behind The Illusion
event time 9am to 8:45pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 15th Jun
2019-05-13
2019-05-13
Women were inspired to serve their country by Florence Nightingale's work. But in 1918, as WW1 approached its end, nothing could have prepared them for what was to come - the deadly Spanish Flu.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 16th Jun
2019-05-13
2019-05-13

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Tower Bridge opening times

09:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
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