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Top events in London on Fri 28th Jun 2019

A weekend of events, tours and talks, all around the area's art galleries.
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Mayfair Art Weekend
A UK wide initiative inviting care homes to open their doors to their local communities.
 All Day
 
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Architectural tour of a former Magistrates' Court and Police Station that's been converted into a hotel.
 11am to 12pm
 
 Southwark
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A Tour of The Dixon, Tower Bridge
The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a new three-day celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration in South Kensington. Join us for a weekend that brings together science and the arts in a unique programme of creative workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances - all in the spirit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s vision for the Great Exhibition, 200 years on from when they were born.
 11am to 5pm
 
 South Kensington
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The Great Exhibition Road Festival
A talk about the area’s history and redevelopment.
 6pm to 9:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Butler’s Wharf; A talk about its beginnings, its transformation and its future
At this special event, a panel of experts explores the science claiming a correlation between art practice and mental wellbeing and asks, does mental angst create great art?
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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Visit our special exhibition showcasing ideas for the Camden Highline created by Year 5 and Year 8 students from Torriano and Regent High Schools.
Reimagining the Camden Highline
event time 11am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sat, 29th Jun
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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
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An exhibition of the final work of graduating BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Conservation Studies and BA (Hons) Historic Carving students.
Degree Show
event time 11am to 9pm
 Kennington
 Closing soon Sun, 30th 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 2pm
 Camden
 Closing soon 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 10pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
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Tower Bridge opening times

09:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
09:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
09:15amSailing Vessel EileanUp river
09:45amSailing Vessel EileanDown river