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Top events in London on Sun 1st Sep 2019

Occasional open day at the heritage windmill in Croydon.
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Croydon
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Shirley Windmill open day
Monthly(ish) open days at 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
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Gatton Park monthly open day
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
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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 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
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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
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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
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This exhibition brings together the worlds of psychology and entertainment in search of the truth about deception.
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
event time 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 15th Sep
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Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 15th Sep
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This exhibition looks at how modern board games, educational toys, gambling and role-playing games reflect, inform and shape our understanding of economics and money.
Playing with Money: currency and games
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 29th Sep
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See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs.
Expeditions and Endeavours
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Tue, 1st Oct
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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
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 1st September 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
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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 Sunday 1st September 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 5th Sep at 06:30pm