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Top events in London on Fri 27th Sep 2019

Join David Callaghan as he charts the history of the Victoria Cross.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2019-09-27
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 For valour
A weekend of fermented fruitiness as Canopy Market celebrates all things cider
 12pm to 8pm
 
 Kings Cross
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
Ciderfest x Canopy Market
Join over 150 scientists and explore networks in nature, sustainable solutions to today's environmental issues, how digital technologies give us access to the latest research and how delving into the past is key to protecting the future of our planet.
 6pm to 9:30pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
 World Wild Webs: Our Interconnected Planet
Join Lara Maiklem and her mudlarking friends for an evening of Thames tales and time travel, as they share with you their adventures and foreshore finds.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
A special event to mark the closure of the Epping to Ongar line by London Underground 25 years ago, on 30 September 1994.
 All Day
 
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25 Years In The Making
Tom Scott will explore how to deal with a world where view counts are often more important than truth.
 7:20pm to 8:45pm
 
 Hanover Square
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
There is no algorithm for truth (Discourse)

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An opportunity to see original artwork from the popular Tales of Ramion series.
Illustrations from the Tales of Ramion Exhibition
event time 2pm to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 28th Sep
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
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
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
Curated by Florence Evans, Foragers of the Foreshore is the most expansive exhibition on Mudlarking that has ever taken place
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
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
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
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
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
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
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs.
Expeditions and Endeavours
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Tue, 1st Oct
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
The design of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion is made by arranging slates to create a single canopy roof that appears to emerge from the ground of the surrounding Park.
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 by Junya Ishigami
event time 10am to 6pm
 Paddington
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Oct
2019-09-27
2019-09-27
The Ship of Tolerance is dedicated to connecting children from different cultures and identities and giving them voice through the universal language of art.
The Ship of Tolerance
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Oct
2019-09-27
2019-09-27

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 27th 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
2019-09-27
2019-09-27

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
2019-09-27
2019-09-27

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

08:45amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
12:30pmSail Training Ship Lord NelsonDown river
03:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river