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Friday 12th Jul

A chance to go into the normally private gardens in the medieval monastery by the Barbican
 5:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Monthly opening of the Charterhouse's gardens
An evening lecture by Olenka Horbatsch, curator of Rembrandt: thinking on paper.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-07-12
2019-07-12

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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 10pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
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
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
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
 Ends on Thu, 18th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Art exhibition on the theme of Saint Sebastian for Pride.
Arrows of Desire
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sat, 20th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
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
 Ends on Sun, 21st Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
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
 Ends on Wed, 24th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey.
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
A selection of Turner’s illustrations for Sir Walter Scott’s poetry and prose, part of the house’s permanent collection.
event time 12pm to 4pm
 Twickenham
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-12
2019-07-12

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

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