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Top events in London on Wed 3rd Jul 2019

Hear how NASA are addressing and overcoming the engineering challenges to get man on Mars.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Vauxhall Bridge
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
NASA's Journey to Mars: Past Missions, Present Technology and Future Challenges
Join Adam Zamoyski as he examines whether Napoleon’s reputation as a military genius is justified.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Chelsea
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
Napoleon: A military genius?

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The smallest free arts festival you've never heard of returns to Bloomsbury this July.
Bedford Square Festival
event time All Day
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sat, 6th Jul
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
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
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
Discover a future vision of wooden skyscrapers, four-legged robots and cosmic civilisations at the Royal Society’s 2019 Summer Science Exhibition.
Summer Science Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 St James
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Jul
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
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
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
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
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
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
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
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
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
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
2019-07-03
2019-07-03
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey.
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-03
2019-07-03

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

A 1-hour talk on how French immigrants have left their mark on Soho.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-07-03
2019-07-03

French Connections in Soho

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:45pmSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river
06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
09:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river