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Top events in London on Sun 9th Jun 2019

One of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world.
 11am to 5pm
 
 South Lambeth
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Rare book fair
The largest Antique Map Fair in Europe.
 10am to 6pm
 
 South Kensington
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London Map Fair
Come along for a the opportunity to meet the cows, watch them be milked, pet a calf, chat to the farmers and learn about arable farming.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Arkley
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Traditional local fair held in a city farm.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Welling
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Come and visit the Club House and Dinghy Park at Riverside Twickenham.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Twickenham
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Open day at a restored and working water mill.
 2pm to 5pm
 
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Monthly open day at Cobham Mill
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
 12pm to 8pm
 
 Walthamstow
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Carters Steam Fair (with fireworks on Sat)
Weather permitting, very early on Sunday morning could see a flotilla of hot air balloons drifting over central London.
 6am to 12pm
 
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Hot air balloons (may) fly over Central London
A selection of rarely screened early Japanese animation, showing some of the very first anime films, accompanied by electronic music.
 3pm to :
 
 Barbican
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Early Japanese Animation + live accompaniment
Learn about the workings of a family run dairy and arable farm.
 11am to 4pm
 
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A bit like Open House, but for gardens - a single pass buys you access to hundreds of gardens all weekend.
 All Day
 
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Open Garden Squares Weekend
£22.00
A collection of steam trains make a visit to the Epping Ongar Railway.
 All Day
 
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Steam Gala

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
 Closing soon 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
 Closing soon 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
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
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Exhibition showcasing Arabic calligraphy works by the master calligrapher, Mr. Mouneer Al Shaarani.
Calligraphic Rhythms by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time Starts at 12am
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Thu, 27th Jun
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Journey from Hell, through Purgatory, to Paradise with artist Barrie Tullett in an exhibition of works responding to Dante’s Divine Comedy.
The Typographic Dante
event time 11am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 30th 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
 Closing soon 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
 Closing soon 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
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
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Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 9th June 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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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 Sunday 9th June 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

07:45amMotor Vessel Silver WindUp river