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Top events in London on Sun 14th Jul 2019

Street art festival and street food party over a weekend.
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 Moorgate
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Think gourmet food, community ping pong tables, a selection of children’s fairground rides - plus - a kids music and dance stage and a visiting Fair
 11am to 6pm
 
 Battersea
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Open day at a restored and working water mill.
 2pm to 5pm
 
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Monthly open day at Cobham Mill
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
Occasional opening of the Transport Museum's Acton Depot - this time themed for younger visitors.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Acton
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£21.00
A three day festival of all things Japanese. Prices vary depending on the day/time you visit.
 All Day
 
 West Kensington
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Join award-winning science writer Angela Saini as she dissects the political roots of race, why scientists can’t seem to look beyond it, and the dark and dangerous ways in which scientific racism persists to this day.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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The Return of Race Science

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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 11am to 5pm
 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 Starts at 12am
 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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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
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 28th 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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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 14th July 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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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
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Sunday 14th July 2019

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

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.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

12:15amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river