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Top events in London on Sun 16th Jun 2019

A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
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 Stoke Newington
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Carters Steam Fair
Watch a parade with three large wooden chariots from Hyde Park Corner to Trafalgar Square.
 12pm to 2pm
 
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Festival of Chariots
A traditional village fete – food, drink, music, children’s activities, craft stalls, a farmers’ market, tombola, etc.
 11am to 5:30pm
 
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Marylebone Summer Fayre
The Bridge Lounge will be hosting a farewell yard sale, with a percentage of profits benefitting local SE1 charity Time and Talents.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Closing down clearance sale at The Bridge Lounge
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 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

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
 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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Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
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An exhibition featuring 100 illustrations and celebrates one of the world’s greatest cities – London – revealing some of the fascinating tales of London life past and present.
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 16th 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 16th 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

12:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
12:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
03:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
09:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river