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Top events in London on Thu 20th Jun 2019

The Chairman and Trustees march around the Piazza, accompanied by the Town Crier and a jazz band, to pay the “peppercorn rents” of five red apples and five posies of flowers for the buildings.
 4:30pm to :
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Harbinder Singh Birdi Partner at Hawkins\Brown Architects discusses the design of the Crossrail stations like Tottenham Court Road and the integration of conceptual art.
 7:30pm to 8:15pm
 
 Ealing
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
Harbinder Singh Birdi on Crossrail & Public Art
Join Museum of London Curator Hazel Forsyth for this panel discussion exploring the history of London's animals.
 6:30pm to :
 
 Barbican
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
London's animal history
Join conservator Alan Donnithorne and curator Martin Clayton as they demonstrate the materials and techniques used by Leonardo in his drawings and explore his processes of creation.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Whitehall
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Join us at Stanfords as Paul Wood discusses his new book London is a Forest.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Soho
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
London is a Forest with Paul Wood
A lecture on the objects and stories, providing a more in depth and exclusive look at Lloyd’s Register’s unique history and the work of the Foundation.
 5:30pm to 8pm
 
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
From Coffee to Seaweed: Engineering a safer world since 1760

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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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
This exhibition tells the Batsford story, with highs and lows, through a selection of books and archive materials from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Batsford, 175 Years of a Bloomsbury Publisher
event time 10am to 7pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Fri, 28th Jun
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
The Music Photography of Mark Allan
It's (Not) Only Rock ‘n’ Roll...
event time 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sat, 29th Jun
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20
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
2019-06-20
2019-06-20

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