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Top events in London on Sun 30th Jun 2019

Items of significant architectural interest will be on display revealing the buildings unique history.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Bow
2019-06-30
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Gathered Relics
A weekend of events, tours and talks, all around the area's art galleries.
 tba
 
2019-06-30
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Mayfair Art Weekend
Village fete in the centre of London, with the famous waiters race and Police vs. Firemen tug of war.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Soho
2019-06-30
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The Soho Village Fete
Classic/Vintage Cars. Motorbikes/Scooters. Military Vehicles.Vintage Bicycles. 40’s 50’s Jive & Swing Dancing and Music
 11am to 4pm
 
 Hampton
2019-06-30
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Hanworth Classic Cars Fair
Twice a year, the island opens up to the public and the studios open their doors to visitors providing a unique opportunity to see inside a real working artist’s studio.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Twickenham
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Rare breed sheep from London City Farms and beyond will flock onto the Isle of Dogs for two days of livestock shows, fresh produce and baking competitions, rural craft demonstrations, market stalls, Shetland pony photobooth, raffle and more.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Poplar
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Mudchute Agricultural Show 2019
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
2019-06-30
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The Great Exhibition Road Festival
A notice that there will be some sort of military flypast over Central London at lunchtime.
 11:40am to 12:40pm
 
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Annual dragon boat races in docklands with landside fair for spectators.
 8:30am to 6pm
 
 Victoria Dock
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
 London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
2019-06-30
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There will be a zip-wire running from the top of the One Canada Square skyscraper in Canary Wharf down to Westferry Circus.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Poplar
2019-06-30
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Zip wire from roof of Canary Wharf skyscraper
Monthly open day at a site of an important railway wildlife reserve.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Forest Hill
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Special low cost entry and events to mark the famous bridge's 125th anniversary
 4pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
125 anniversary events at Tower Bridge
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
2019-06-30
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 10am to 5pm
 Kennington
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Jun
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
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
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
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
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
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
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
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
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
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
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
From the languid morphine addicts depicted by Albert Besnard to the disturbing smiling spider in the lithograph by Odilon Redon, all of the prints on display come from the British Museum’s rich collection of graphic work.
Symbolist prints
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Thu, 18th Jul
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Discover this pioneering, subversive artist as the British Museum lifts the veil on his life and works in the largest show of his prints in the UK for 45 years.
Edvard Munch: love and angst
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Jul
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
BEYOND THE ROAD merges the worlds of visual arts, music and film and offers visitors a chance to leave behind their modern day lives and lose themselves in a multi-sensory world led by sound.
Beyond the road
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Wed, 24th Jul
2019-06-30
2019-06-30

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 30th June 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-30
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-30
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Sunday 30th June 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
12:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
02:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
02:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
10:30amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
12:00pmMotor Yacht Were DreamsUp river
12:30pmMotor Yacht Were DreamsDown river