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Top events in London on Sat 15th Jun 2019

A procession from Hanwell Community Centre to Elthorne Park, where there will be music, food, fairground rides and much more.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Hanwell
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Hanwell Carnival
A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
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 Stoke Newington
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Carters Steam Fair
Particular favourites include the coconut shy, happy home (crockery smashing!), the BBQ, an incredibly well-stocked bookstall and face-painting.
 12pm to 3:30pm
 
 Hampton
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Go behind the scenes to discover the work and studios of over 120 of London’s artists.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Bow
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Bow Road Open Studios 2019
Over 120 charities, societies, Highgate shops and small businesses are taking part in this annual fete.
 12:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Highgate
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Waterloo Classics is a monthly classic car show/meet in central London.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Monthly Waterloo Classic car display
A delightful old barn now packed full of "clutter" that's oddly enjoyable to visit.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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 Occasional open day at the Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia
Live military reenactment both inside and outside Apsley House, see a Georgian surgeon demonstrate their trade, or listen to a talk on Regency etiquette.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Picadilly
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A cut-and-paste journey through the TV, film and artists moving image that has captured the Estate on screen.
 2pm to :
 
 Barbican
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Barbican Archive Mixtape (#)
A tour behind the scenes at Southbank Centre for fascinating insights into the history of the site and the people who have shaped it.
 6pm to :
 
 Southwark
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Southbank Centre
A two-day extravaganza that features Motoring Competitions, the Test Hill Challenge, food, music and entertainment.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
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The Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon 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
 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 12pm to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Thu, 27th Jun
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The Music Photography of Mark Allan
It's (Not) Only Rock ‘n’ Roll...
event time 9:30am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sat, 29th Jun
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Explore the world's best nature photography, exhibited on 100 exquisite light panels.
 Exhibition: Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 30th 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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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 15th 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 15th 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

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