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Top events in London on Thu 1st Aug 2019

Monthly late night opening at the modernist HQ of the ancient Royal College Of Physicians.
 5:30pm to 8pm
 
 Camden
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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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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
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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
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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 9pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 18th Aug
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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
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This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
event time 11am to 9pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Aug
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This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
Raw Materials: Plastics
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Aug
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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 9pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 1st August 2019

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 4th Aug at 12:30pm