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Top events in London on Mon 26th Aug 2019

The Festival offers fun to all who love spending time by the water and over 100 boats are expected to attend the event.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Waltham Abbey
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IWA Festival of Water
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
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Open day at a Victorian steam pump
17th Century Renaissance walled gardens on the outskirts of Harefield Village, next to the beautiful medieval church of St Mary's and Anzac war cemetery.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Denham
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Church Gardens open day
Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, etc.
 10:30am to 8pm
 
 Carshalton
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 12pm to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
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One of the biggest mysteries in physics today is what exactly makes up our Universe, and why – 95 per cent of it cannot be observed.
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
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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
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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
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
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Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
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An exhibition of the works to restore a Victorian building back to a public community centre.
The Devil's in the Detail …A Heritage Building Restoration
event time 9am to 7pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Aug
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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
 Closing soon Thu, 29th Aug
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An exhibition that examines how we navigate, document and shape the built environment today.
 Contemporary Cartography
event time 10am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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The Illuminated River display includes architectural drawings and animations of the project, alongside historic Thames paintings.
Illuminated River
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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This exhibition celebrates the work and life of Lee Krasner (1908–1984), a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism.
Lee Krasner - Living Colour
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 26th August 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
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Discover the radical women of Fitzrovia from Mary Wollstonecraft, author of "A Vindication of the Rights of woman' to activist and writer Una Marson, the first Black broadcaster at the BBC.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Camden
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Radical Women of the West End - Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

11:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:45amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
02:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
02:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river