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Top events in London on Wed 30th Oct 2019

Featuring a never-been-seen-before interview with Leonard Kleinrock, hear first-hand testimonies from some of the people who were there at the very beginning.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Olympic Park
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50 Years of the Internet
This discussion will address underlying issues around black, Asian and minority ethnic diversity in both academia and the creative and cultural industries.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Whitechapel
2019-10-30
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'Are the Humanities for Us?'
In a series of gruesome activities not for the faint-hearted, visitors can test their ‘attractiveness’ to blood-sucking mosquitoes or embark on a medical journey through the bloodstream in study of cuts, scabs and bruises.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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£13.48
A nocturnal walking tour through one of east London's most atmospheric landscapes.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Bow
2019-10-30
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The East Edge
Occasional open week where tours are offered of a former Archbishop's palace.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Croydon
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Tours of Croydon Old Palace
Professor Paul Watt presents a talk on post-Olympics East London with a focus on housing and homelessness.
 7pm to :
 
 City of London
2019-10-30
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Philosophy often presents itself as founded on logic and rationality, but even the most rigorous of us must concede that the world can be a strange place.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-10-30
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A leading thinker on the crossover between design, technology and business, reveals how essential it is that we educate ourselves about the laws of our digital age, and how to do just that.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-10-30
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This lecture will also consider one of the fastest moving areas of cancer treatment, stimulating the immune system to attack cancers.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-10-30
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On this, her first visit to LSE, Lady Black will speak about her work as a judge, reflecting on her career in the law.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-10-30
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-10-30
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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 7:30pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Oct
2019-10-30
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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
 Closing soon Sat, 2nd Nov
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
This exhibition presents a global picture of Dickens, exploring the impact of his travels on his life and his writing, and it examines how Dickens has gone on to shape the lives of people around the globe.
Global Dickens: For Every Nation Upon Earth
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Nov
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
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
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
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
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
An exhibition of new paintings by contemporary artist, Naomi Frears, that depicts a variety of enigmatic human forms.
Naomi Frears
event time 11am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 30th Nov
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
This exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present day to illustrate how London’s ever-changing cityscape has inspired visiting and resident artists over four centuries.
Architecture of London
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Dec
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
This exhibition traces the history of the Thameslink route from 1866 through to the recent £7bn modernisation programme which has transformed the route and untangled the tracks.
Untangling the Tracks
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Closing soon Mon, 2nd Dec
2019-10-30
2019-10-30
Antony Gormley takes over the Main Galleries with a series of works that test the scale and light of the RA’s architecture.
Antony Gormley
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Tue, 3rd Dec
2019-10-30
2019-10-30

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 30th October 2019

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-10-30
2019-10-30

Roman London Walking Tour

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
2019-10-30
2019-10-30

City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 6th Nov at 05:30pm