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Top events in London on Thu 6th Jun 2019

An interdisciplinary conversation exploring the boundaries between life and death, in the built environment.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Norbiton
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Cremation Stories
In support of D-Day 75 there will be gun salutes at HMS Belfast from the forward turret on 6th June at 11am.
 11am to 11:10am
 
 Southwark
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Gun salute on HMS Belfast
A talk about the challenges of digging shafts down into London's underground.
 6pm to 7:45pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Ground Movement due to Circular Shaft Construction in London Clay
Based on the annual sell-out Boring Conference, Boring Talks features a selection of speakers talking about obscure and arcane subjects, with a focus on the material world.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Boring Talks: Stationery
In this talk, Lee Jackson reveals the peculiar and salacious history of Chelsea’s infamous Cremorne Gardens.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Chelsea
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
This event brings together two individuals that share an interest in AI, but explore it from very different perspectives.
 6:30pm to :
 
 Barbican
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Ian McEwan in conversation with Murray Shanahan
Roger will tell the story of The Suez Canal. He will explain the early attempts to create a canal linking the Red Sea to the Mediterranean and how the modern Suez Canal came about.
 7pm to :
 
 Islington
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Shani Orgad speaks on her new book about the inequalities still facing women who become mothers and why they stopped their battle to continue working in the professions today.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-06-06
2019-06-06

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
A timely photography exhibition chronicling the lives of Robin Hood Gardens residents in the estate’s last years before demolition.
Lived Brutalism: Portraits at Robin Hood Gardens
event time 11am to 6pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
This exhibition explores the objects people used to make music, what they sounded like, and how instruments were used in Romano-Egyptian rituals, homes, and childhood.
Sounds of Roman Egypt
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
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
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
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
 Closing soon Sat, 15th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
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
 Closing soon Sun, 16th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
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
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
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
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Exhibition showcasing Arabic calligraphy works by the master calligrapher, Mr. Mouneer Al Shaarani.
Calligraphic Rhythms by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Thu, 27th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
This exhibition tells the Batsford story, with highs and lows, through a selection of books and archive materials from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Batsford, 175 Years of a Bloomsbury Publisher
event time 10am to 7pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Fri, 28th Jun
2019-06-06
2019-06-06

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