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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
Eccentric, scandalous, provocative, exuberant and as funny as ever, fashion’s enfant terrible presents his new creation: part revue, part catwalk show.
Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Fri, 2nd Aug
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
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
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
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
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
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 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
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
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
An exhibition of kaleidoscopic sculptures, installations and video works informed by scientific processes and natural phenomena such as heat, cold, magnetism and light.
Hicham Berrada: Dreamscapes
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 18th Aug
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
An exhibition exploring 300 years of lunar and celestial cartography from early astronomers in the 17th century to the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 and beyond.
The Mapping of the Moon: 1669 – 1969
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Wed, 21st Aug
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
Prepare for your preconceptions of AI to be challenged by this timely exhibition, that reflects on how this technology impacts our very existence.
AI: More than Human
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
2019-07-29
2019-07-29
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
2019-07-29
2019-07-29

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 29th 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
2019-07-29
2019-07-29

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

09:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
12:30pmMarine Tug Boat Svitzer LondonUp river
01:00pmVesselDown river