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Top events in London on Sat 1st Jun 2019

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 2nd Jun
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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
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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
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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 9:45am to 5:15pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 15th Jun
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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.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 16th Jun
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The first major exhibition to explore the great twentieth-century British sculptor’s fascination with armour.
Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
event time 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Jun
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Drector and photographer James Morgan set out to capture the lives of the Bajau Laut, the world’s last true marine nomads.
Sea Nomads
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Jun
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This exhibit takes you behind the scenes at Aardman revealing the creative process of making a special set of Christmas stamps for Royal Mail.
Wallace & Gromit Christmas Stamps Exhibit
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Sun, 30th Jun
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Jews, Money, Myth explores the role of money in Jewish life and its often vexed place in relations between Jews and non-Jews, from the time of Jesus to the 21st century.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 7th Jul
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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
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 1st June 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 1st June 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
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Tower Bridge opening times

02:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
06:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
07:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
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06:45pmSailing Barge WillUp river
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11:30pmSailing Barge WillDown river