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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
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
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
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
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
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
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
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
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.
Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Thu, 29th Aug
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
See an epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament on display.
Panorama: London's lost view
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 1st Sep
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
This exhibition shines a spotlight on a brief but intense period of dynamic printmaking during the interwar period, with the first major show of work by artists from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art.
Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
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 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-20
2019-08-20

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 20th August 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
Guided tours of one of London's oldest and most famous churches.
 2:15pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-20
2019-08-20

Weekly tour of St Bride's Church

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 23rd Aug at 07:45am