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Top events in London on Wed 19th Jun 2019

Find out how the postal service commemorated the lives of its staff lost in the two world wars
 11am to :
 
 Farringdon
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War Memorials in the Post Office
Layers of London will give a presentation on historical maps and boundaries of the local area.
 6:45pm to 9:45pm
 
 Victoria Dock
2019-06-19
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History of Maps & Boundaries
Cultural historian Lucy Inglis takes us on an epic journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern America and Afghanistan, from Sanskrit to pop, from poppy tears to smack, from morphine to today’s synthetic opiates.
 7pm to :
 
 Soho
2019-06-19
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Here, Dr Sam Goodman explores what le Carré’s novels say about Britain and Britishness in a time of declining international authority, shifting global politics, and the shadow of the Cold War.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Richmond
2019-06-19
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Writing the Cold War: the works of John le Carré
A lecture about the complex relationships between global temperature and sea level rise and discuss the need for more sophisticated geological records of the ice sheet history.
 5:30pm to 6:30pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
Drilling for our future in Antarctica’s past
Join Mehzebin Adam, curator of the British Red Cross Museum & Archives for a talk on collecting and curating the history of the British Red Cross’s journey with refugees from 1897 to the present day.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-06-19
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Hhear about how London’s borough boundaries became what they are today, and from those involved in delivering projects that have required new methods to address the city’s edges.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Euston
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
Addressing the Edges: working across London’s borough boundaries

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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
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
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
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
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
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
An exhibition of drawings made by artist Feliks Topolski of the Bank of England's new Debden bank note printing factory.
Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
event time 10am to 5pm
 Closing soon Fri, 28th Jun
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
The Music Photography of Mark Allan
It's (Not) Only Rock ‘n’ Roll...
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sat, 29th Jun
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
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
2019-06-19
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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
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
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
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
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
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
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
2019-06-19
2019-06-19

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Tower Bridge opening times

12:15amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
02:30pmSailing Vessel EileanUp river
03:00pmSailing Vessel EileanDown river