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Top events in London on Sat 21st Sep 2019

A great big annual weekend where hundreds of buildings across Greater London open their doors for free.
 All Day
 
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Open House Weekend
This is an artist trail open to the public as visitors will be able to explore studios in action and also purchase art pieces hot off the easel, computer or photographic lens.
 1pm to 2pm
 
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Head down to the river to toast the end of the summer and enjoy fun for all the family with lots of games and activities for children of all ages.
 11am to 9pm
 
 Erith
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Erith Pier Festival 2019
Waterloo Classics is a monthly classic car show/meet in central London.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Monthly Waterloo Classic car display
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
Learn about how an old church school has been transformed into a Buddhist temple.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Fitzrovia
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Tours of the London Fo Guang Shan Temple
The oldest surviving German church in the country, with an impressive Georgian interior and fascinating social history, particularly in the 1930's.
 8pm to 9pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Open days at St. George’s German Lutheran Church
Join Sheldon of Cemetery Club an enthusastic and knowleadable storyteller for a tour to celebrate the lives of the quarter of a million people buried here.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bow
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Fundraising Heritage Tour
Come along for honey sales, candle rolling and the opportunity to see an observation hive with the bees!
 10am to 5:30pm
 
 Enfield
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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Come and see up close the Susan Hilferty’s Tony Award-winning costumes alongside props from the magical world of Oz.
The Spellbinding Costumes of Wicked, The Musical
event time 12pm to 4pm
 Pimlico South
 Closing soon Sat, 21st Sep
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An exhibition of Paddington Printshop Posters 1974-1990
Stir It Up - Paddington Printshop Posters 1974 -1990
event time 10:30am to 5:30pm
 North Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Sep
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An immersive experience, travelling through a series of large scale projections that showcase the expanded space inside gemstones and map the blurring boundaries between nature and design.
VOID Dan Tobin Smith + The Experience Machine
event time Starts at 12am
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Sep
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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
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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 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 29th 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
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
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On display are 10 of the photographs taken by Capa during the assault on Omaha Beach, alongside personal accounts and objects related to Allied soldiers who landed that fateful day.
Robert Capa: D-Day in 35mm
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
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Fantasy and folly take centre stage in a spellbinding exhibition of more than 80 fans, on display for the first time in the UK...
The Man with the Carnation: Fans from the Gérard Lévy Collection
event time 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 21st September 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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 Saturday 21st September 2019

The River Thames is London. It’s why the Romans chose its gravel north bank to found Londinium; its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continues to do so.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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London's River Walk

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

08:45amSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river
11:30amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river