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Top events in London on Sun 13th Oct 2019

Visit the walled Kitchen Garden on one of its open days. Visitors will be able to purchase Kitchen Garden produce, herbs and plants.
 11am to 3:30pm
 
 Chiswick
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Kitchen Garden Open Day
Open day at a restored and working water mill.
 2pm to 5pm
 
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Monthly open day at Cobham Mill
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
Expect 55 top vintage dealers dotted around the ground floor of midcentury architect Ernö Goldfinger’s only brutalist school.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Bethnal Green
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Midcentury East
In her illustrated talk Holly Carter-Chappell will discuss the ethical issues surrounding the display of images of the dead
 5pm to :
 
 West Brompton
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Post Mortem Photography
In this talk, Dr Barnett traces the remarkable influence of these lurid, punitive fantasies in contemporary politics, literature and pop culture.
 1pm to :
 
 West Brompton
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A History of the Apocalypse
A torchlit walk through the cemetery and puppet show at Brompton Cemetery
 7:30pm to :
 
 West Brompton
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The dark, the devious and the dead
Professor Strange’s talk explores the secret history of the UK’s earliest pet cemeteries.
 3pm to :
 
 West Brompton
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The Secret History of Pet Cemeteries

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition explores Freud’s enduring fascination with Egypt evident both in his writings and in his collection of antiquities.
Between Oedipus and the Sphinx: Freud and Egypt
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Closing soon Sun, 13th Oct
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 13th Oct
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This exhibition includes never-before-seen materials from the BFI National Archive and the Monty Python Archive.
Monty Python Explodes!
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon 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
 Closing soon Tue, 15th Oct
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A huge glowing moon will hang from the roof of the church for a week.
event time Starts at 12am
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 19th Oct
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Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps (WRAC).
 Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 20th 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
 Closing soon Sun, 20th Oct
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With all to play for, the big guns of the toy world competed to win. Children’s choices ultimately decided the winners and losers.
 1950s: Battle of the Toy Brands
event time 11am to 5pm
 Notting Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
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An opportunity to see excellence in contemporary design alongside the Wallace Collection’s own art works.
An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník at the Wallace Collection
event time 11am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Closing soon Sun, 27th 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
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 13th October 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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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 Sunday 13th October 2019

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
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City Highlights Guided Walk

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, artists, writers, painters, musicians, a real life Rapunzel, and even an Egyptian mummy!
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Highbury
2019-10-13
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From Monasteries and Milkmaids to Metropolis: North London Through the Ages

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 15th Oct at 04:00pm