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Top events in London on Mon 8th Jul 2019

The Museum of London will open up part of the derelict Smithfield meat market buildings to show off the plans for its new home.
 4pm to 8pm
 
 Barbican
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See the plans for the new Museum of London
A day of talks and discussion on aspects of English grammar
 9:30am to 5pm
 
 Camden
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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 5:30pm
 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
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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 5:30pm
 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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An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani.
'Calligraphic Rhythms' by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time Starts at 12am
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Jul
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Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
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Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper.
Rembrandt: Thinking on paper
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 8th July 2019

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:15amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river