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Top events in London on Fri 13th Sep 2019

Join Henry Hemming to discover how the British used fake news to manipulate American public opinion and bring the US into the Second World War.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
 Our Man In New York: Fake news in the Second World War
Tom Holland discusses his new book; an account of Christianity as the most enduring and influential legacy of the ancient world, informing how we came to be what we are, and how we think the way we do.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
An evening of futurism to explore the history and politics of the Middle East
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
Hosted in the former engineering depot of Mail Rail, a one-off performance that combines music, theatre and museum charts the role of letters in creating the classical soundscape of the 20th century.
 7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
 Farringdon
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
The Listening Post
One of the most highly regarded architects of his generation, Sir David Chipperfield joins us to discuss his practice.
 8pm to :
 
 Barbican
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
David Chipperfield - Architecture on Stage
Exhibition curator Mark Dunton delves into Security Service files in our collection to uncover how the authorities managed to unmask Fuchs and secure his confession, and reveals a fascinating local connection with Kew.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Richmond
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
On the trail of Klaus Fuchs, atomic spy

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition will celebrate the quincentenary of his birth, and coincides with the release of a major new biography by Tudor historian Dr John Guy.
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Fri, 13th Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
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
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman.
Cindy Sherman
event time 10am to 9pm
 Soho
 Closes today
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
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
 Closes today
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closes today
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
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
 Closing soon Fri, 20th Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
An exhibition of the Lacquer Work of Koyanagi Tanekuni
A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Maki-e
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 21st Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
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
 Closing soon Thu, 26th Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
Bringing together seven of his rare works, six of which have never been seen in the UK, this exhibition explores how Bermejo drew inspiration from Netherlandish painting.
Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance
event time 10am to 9pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
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 10pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-13
2019-09-13

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 13th September 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
2019-09-13
2019-09-13

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
2019-09-13
2019-09-13

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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