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Top events in London on Sat 3rd Aug 2019

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-03
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More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
event time 3pm to 4pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-08-03
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For the first time in the UK see selections from three of Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks to explore his fascination with motion.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
Museum of the Moon, an awe-inspiring large-scale artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, will come to the Natural History Museum.
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman.
Cindy Sherman
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 15th Sep
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will display the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
This exhibition explores how innovative individuals, communities and organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food.
FOOD: Bigger than the Plate
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 20th Oct
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired.
Secret Rivers
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 27th Oct
2019-08-03
2019-08-03

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 3rd August 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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 Saturday 3rd August 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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