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Top events in London on Fri 8th Nov 2019

Andrew Richards tells the story of the First World War chaplain who first suggested a memorial to those fallen servicemen and women with no known grave.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
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 Reverend David Railton MC and the Unknown Warrior
xplore Hogarth: Place and Progress after normal opening hours, accompanied with a Gin & Tonic.
 Starts at 6pm
 
 Holborn
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Soane Lates: Hogarth After Hours
An evening dedicated to Alan Turing, code-breaker and father of modern computing.
 6:30pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Tue, 12th Nov
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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
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See Heath Robinson’s unpublished watercolours, many never exhibited before.
Heath Robinson Watercolours
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Nov
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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
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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
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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
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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 10pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Tue, 3rd Dec
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This is an exhibition of the life and leadership of a great Australian and one of the most remarkable and highly decorated womens’ leaders of the First World War, Dame Maud McCarthy.
The
event time 9am to 4pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Fri, 6th Dec
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A display of one of the world’s largest private collections of African textiles.
African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Dec
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The LSE Library is marking the centenary of the appointment of William Beveridge as one of LSE’s most influential and widely known Directors.
The Power of Influence: William Beveridge as public intellectual and LSE Director
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 20th Dec
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Walking tours of London on Friday 8th November 2019

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 11th Nov at 10:20am