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Top events in London on Wed 4th Sep 2019

Up to six young watermen will row under 11 bridges on the 4 mile 7 furlong course in the oldest river race in the UK.
 2pm to :
 
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Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager 2019

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-09-04
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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
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
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
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
Bringing together drawings and objects in the spaces of Sir John Soane’s Museum, this exhibition examines Soane’s innovative use of light and optical devices in architectural design.
Lumière Mystérieuse: Soane and the Architecture of Light
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
This exhibition explores the processes and practices of both historic and contemporary Peruvian costume via garments, textiles, photographs, tools, illustrations and paintings
Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
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
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
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
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
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
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
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
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
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
2019-09-04
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 4th September 2019

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-09-04
2019-09-04

City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river
06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river