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Top events in London on Sat 25th May 2019

A special close-up look at the Transport Museum’s poster collection and some of the artworks behind the posters.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
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Art and poster store tours

See historic vehicles and engineering collections, an array of signs and maps, as well as unusual and unexpected items from London’s rich transport past.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
2019-05-25
2019-05-25

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Ends on Mon, 27th May
2019-05-25
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The first ever exhibition outside of Norway of Harald Sohlberg, one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in the history of Norwegian art.

Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway

 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-25
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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.
 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 16th Jun
2019-05-25
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From 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, and the six directors who have succeeded him, to explore the enduring influence of the fashion house.

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-05-25
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Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.

Imaginary Cities

 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-05-25
2019-05-25
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.

Manga

 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-05-25
2019-05-25
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write

Writing: Making Your Mark

 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-05-25
2019-05-25
Museum of the Moon, an awe-inspiring large-scale artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, will come to the Natural History Museum.

Museum of the Moon

 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-05-25
2019-05-25
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will display the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years.

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-05-25
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Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired.

Secret Rivers

 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 27th Oct
2019-05-25
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 25th May 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-05-25
2019-05-25

Walking tours of London on Saturday 25th May 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-05-25
2019-05-25
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 29th May at 11:15am