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Top events in London on Fri 19th Jul 2019

An evening of exhibitions, experiments, lectures, tours and family-friendly workshops exploring elements across art, history and science at Burlington House.
 6pm to 10pm
 
 Picadilly
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Author Paul Baker joins former Music Hall superstar Ida Barr (the comedy creation of Christopher Green) and her special guests for an evening of conversation and fun celebrating Polari, the camp language of gay men.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Discover the secrets that lie behind, or rather underneath, the Charterhouse.
 10:30am to 12pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Crossrail and the Charterhouse Tour

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Jul
2019-07-19
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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
2019-07-19
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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
2019-07-19
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An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani.
'Calligraphic Rhythms' by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 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
2019-07-19
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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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-19
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In this, the first major museum display of artists’ postcards, discover both the politics and playfulness of this unique collection of 300 postcards.
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard
event time 10am to 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-19
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For this exhibition, Mourad explores the story of Babel, using visual imagery as a means to connect people across the language divide.
Seeing Through Babel
event time 11am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 15th Aug
2019-07-19
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Walking tours of London on Friday 19th July 2019

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

04:45pmMotor Vessel Silver WindUp river