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In this especially timely occasion, the panel will consider the impact of the upcoming European elections on the EU as a negotiating actor of Brexit and the future relationship with the UK.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Nicholas Jubber talks about his new book Epic Continient in which he journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf, the Song of Roland to the Nibelungenlied, and their impact on European identity in these turbulent times.
7pm to 8:15pm
 
Soho
Exploring Europe's epic poems with Nicholas Jubber
Guided bird walk with London Wildlife Trust in Sydenham Hill Wood
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Sydenham

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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
10am to 5pm
Regent Street
Closing soon Thu, 16th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
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
10am to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 17th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
Rembrandt’s legendary painting will be the centerpiece of an exhibition of self-portraits that will also include works by Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lucian Freud, and Pablo Picasso
Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now
10am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 18th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
The first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years.
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
10am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 19th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
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
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
This exhibition displays a selection of Cultural Revolution propaganda posters, revolutionary landscapes, images of the leader and intricate papercuts all of which were collected in China during the 1970s.
Cultural Revolution - State graphics in China from the 1960s to the 1970s
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain’s leading architects and architectural draughtsmen​.
Eric Parry: Drawing
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
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
10am to 5:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
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
10am to 7pm
Soho
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
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)
9:30am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2019-05-16
2019-05-16

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