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Top events in London on Tue 8th Oct 2019

Join Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie for a showcase of his Field Guide to the English Clergy; a compendium of diverse eccentrics, pirates, prelates and adventurers.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
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A Field Guide to the English Clergy - A Talk by Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will display the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
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This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War.
The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Tue, 15th Oct
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This exhibition explores how innovative individuals, communities and organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food.
FOOD: Bigger than the Plate
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 20th Oct
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The world's most celebrated contemporary glass artist is back, showcasing his work against the stunning backdrop of Kew Gardens.
Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on nature
event time 10am to 7pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Tue, 22nd Oct
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These are cartoons the Evening Standard felt were either too strong or in too bad taste to publish.
David Low - Censored
event time 10:30am to 5:30pm
 Putney
 Ends on Fri, 25th Oct
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Explore the ancient and modern contexts of one of the most important artefacts in the Petrie Museum: an ancient model of a ship-cart excavated from a tomb at the site of Gurob.
From Gurob to the Getty: The Voyages of an Ancient Egyptian Ship-Cart Model
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 26th Oct
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Discover the mesmerising paintings of Helene Schjerfbeck, one of Finland’s best kept secrets, in the UK’s first major exhibition of her work.
Helene Schjerfbeck
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 27th Oct
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Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired.
Secret Rivers
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 27th Oct
2019-10-08
2019-10-08
Under Ground London explores our relationship with the subterranean capital, exploring hundreds of years of documents, images and plans to tell the story of the underground city
Under Ground London
event time 9:30am to 4:45pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Thu, 31st Oct
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Grayson Perry presents new work including pots, sculpture, large-scale prints, a tapestry and a carpet.
Grayson Perry: Super Rich Interior Decoration
event time 10am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Ends on Sat, 2nd Nov
2019-10-08
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 8th October 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 8th October 2019

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 12th Oct at 07:00pm