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Top events in London on Fri 30th Aug 2019

Late night opening at the Natural History Museum, with events and tours.
 6pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-08-30
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-08-30
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Brilliant Visions presents drawings and paintings by Surrealist artists who took part in the Guttman-Maclay mescaline experiments of the 1930s.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
2019-08-30
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A heritage exhibition revealing the stories of the people that shaped London’s Chinatown into the iconic district it is today.
The Making of Chinatown
event time 12pm to 7pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
2019-08-30
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Celebrate the 150th birthday of Heinz, exploring everything we know and love about the humble bean.
Heinz Beanz Muzeum
event time 2pm to 7pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
2019-08-30
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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
2019-08-30
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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 9pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
2019-08-30
2019-08-30
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
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
2019-08-30
2019-08-30
There’s a rare chance to see a whimsical train built by Rowland Emett before it is sold at an auction.
event time 9am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Tue, 3rd Sep
2019-08-30
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-30
2019-08-30
A group exhibition celebrating more than 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender identity.
Kiss My Genders
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-30
2019-08-30

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 30th August 2019

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-30
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2019-08-30
2019-08-30

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river