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Top events in London on Tue 18th Jun 2019

Sir Richard Evans talks about why the Republic failed in its attempt to make Germany democratic, and what lessons can be learned for the future of democracy in the 21st century.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-18
2019-06-18

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
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
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
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
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
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
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
event time 11am to 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
event time 3pm to 4pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
For the first time in the UK see selections from three of Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks to explore his fascination with motion.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
event time 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-06-18
2019-06-18

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 18th June 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
 

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