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Top events in London on Fri 1st Nov 2019
Occasional open week where tours are offered of a former Archbishop's palace.
1:45pm to 3:45pm
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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.
10am to 5pm
Ends on Sun, 3rd Nov
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.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Mon, 2nd Dec
To celebrate 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s nearest celestial neighbour.
10am to 5pm
Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
Explore the origins, philosophy and contemporary relevance of Buddhism, from its beginnings in India in the 6th century BC to having 1 billion followers worldwide today
9:30am to 6pm
Ends on Tue, 25th Feb 2020
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 31st Dec at 11:30pm