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Top events in London on Fri 5th Jul 2019

A traveling vintage fairground visits Hornsey with steam powered rides.
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 Hornsey
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Carters Steam Fair
The Museum of London will open up part of the derelict Smithfield meat market buildings to show off the plans for its new home.
 5am to 9am
 
 Barbican
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See the plans for the new Museum of London
The event includes free drop-in manga drawing workshops facilitated by award-winning manga artist Kutsuwada Chie, a cosplay 'COSParade' presented by HYPER JAPAN, live music performances by Ichikawa Hibiki and DJ Takaki, sake tasting, as well as a very special manga-inspired fashion presentation.
 6pm to 9:30pm
 
 Russell Square
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The Archbishop's garden is open for a few hours each month between April and September.
 12pm to 3pm
 
 Southwark
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Monthly opening of Lambeth Palace Garden
A talk about the efforts that went into a summer of music concerts in Hyde Park in 1969.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Richmond
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Culture clash? Pop in a royal park

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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
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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
2019-07-05
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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 6pm
 St James
 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
2019-07-05
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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
2019-07-05
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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
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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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Thu, 18th Jul
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Art exhibition on the theme of Saint Sebastian for Pride.
Arrows of Desire
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sat, 20th Jul
2019-07-05
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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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Jul
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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
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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

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