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Top events in London on Fri 21st Jun 2019

Annual two-day Summer Showcase, a free festival of ideas for curious minds, featuring 15 interactive exhibits that bring the best new humanities and social sciences research to life.
 10am to 4pm
 
 St James
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
British Academy Summer Showcase 2019
Come along to a special after-hours view of the British Academy Summer Showcase. Alongside 15 interactive exhibits, enjoy spoken-word poetry, talks by Nikesh Shukla and Nikita Gill and more.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 St James
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
British Academy Summer Showcase Late
This lecture will focus on the period in the 1780s and 1790s when Ebenezer and Manoah worked together to produce a number of important astrological publications
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
An after hours look into the palace’s striking interiors and award-winning grounds as you are entertained by a range of artistic and creative responses to the queer history of the palace
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Eltham
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
Queer Walls: Exploring LGBTQ History
In this enlightening and amusing talk, television presenter and author Dominic Sandbrook explores how the Cold War shaped Mrs Thatcher’s premiership.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
Dominic Sandbrook: The Iron Curtain and the Iron Lady
Discover the secrets that lie behind, or rather underneath, the Charterhouse.
 10:30am to 12pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
Crossrail and the Charterhouse Tour
This year’s Maurice Fraser annual lecture will take the form of a conversation between David Miliband and Professor Kevin Featherstone, followed by questions from the audience.
 12pm to 1:15pm
 
 Holborn
2019-06-21
2019-06-21

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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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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 5pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Fri, 28th Jun
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
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 2pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Jul
2019-06-21
2019-06-21

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Tower Bridge opening times

06:00pmMotor Vessel Silver WindUp river
08:45amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
03:50pmSailing Vessel EileanUp river
04:20pmSailing Vessel EileanDown river