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Top events in London on Mon 2nd Sep 2019

The author of a books on the architecture of Lambeth, Edmund Bird, presents a talk showing the diversity of architecture seen in underground stations.
 8pm to :
 
 Streatham
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
An evening in conversation with Chuka Umunna MP, hosted by Lib Dem candidate for London Mayor, Siobhan Benita.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Twickenham
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
In conversation with Chuka Umunna MP
Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most famous polymaths ever to live. But did the polymath mind die with the end of the Renaissance?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-09-02
2019-09-02

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
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
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
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 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
An immersive retrospective exhibition devoted to presenting a revolutionary survey of rave culture through the voices and lenses of those who experienced it.
Sweet Harmony: Rave today
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sat, 14th Sep
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
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
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
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
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
Breathing is so much more than simply biology. From babies’ first cries to our final dying gasps, breath is our constant companion on the journey through life. An exhibition mapping the unique role of respiration in human life and culture.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Fri, 20th Sep
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
This free exhibition explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it.
Parliament & Peterloo
event time 9am to 6pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Thu, 26th Sep
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
Through more than 80 paintings and prints, this exhibition reveals Vallotton’s body of work, including portraits, landscapes and satirical prints.
Félix Vallotton - Painter of Disquiet
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
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
2019-09-02
2019-09-02

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Walking tours of London on Monday 2nd September 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
2019-09-02
2019-09-02

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 4th Sep at 06:30pm