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Top events in London on Mon 21st Oct 2019

Natalie Fiennes invests in a radical, inclusive and honest sex education, taking us beyond learning about the ‘birds and the bees’, to identifying inequality that stands in the way of sexual freedom.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
Behind Closed Doors: Sex Education Transformed

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition celebrates music hall and variety entertainment throughout a time when Islington was London’s undisputed ‘Parish of Pleasure’!
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Tue, 22nd 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 10am to 6pm
 Notting Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
2019-10-21
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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
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
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
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
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
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired.
Secret Rivers
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
An exhibition of paintings of the Cathedral mascot cat - Doorkins Magnificat
Doorkins Magnificat - Paintings by Celia Pike
event time 8am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Oct
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
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
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Oct
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
The display offers food for thought for art lovers, artists and art historians alike – and celebrates the joy of looking and the possibilities of the imagination.
John Christian - Collecting the last Romantics
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Tue, 12th Nov
2019-10-21
2019-10-21
This exhibition highlights Sakubei’s importance in documenting the lives of miners, the folk traditions of northern Kyushu and Japan's industrial heritage.
Yamamoto Sakubei & the Rich Seams of Japan’s Coal Mining History
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Fri, 15th Nov
2019-10-21
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Walking tours of London on Monday 21st October 2019

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.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-10-21
2019-10-21

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 26th Oct at 07:30am