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Top events in London on Wed 4th Dec 2019

A series of presentations on everything from sword fighting and legendary weapons to Queens on stage, food riots and climate change in 17th century Andalusia, and how Sancho lost his Ass.
 5pm to 7pm
 
 Euston
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
Early Moderns Fast: Swinging a Sword, Swinging a Cat, Swinging Queens and Swinging a Sack

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Ends on Fri, 6th Dec
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
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
 Ends on Sat, 14th Dec
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
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
 Ends on Fri, 20th Dec
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
Highlights include self-driving cars, autonomous flying drones and smart underwater vehicles like the Autosub Long Range Boaty McBoatface.
Driverless: Who is in control?
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sat, 21st Dec
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
To celebrate the work of Freddy Warren, a selection of photographs are showcased in this exhibition that captures the atmosphere and movement of jazz.
Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Photography by Freddy Warren
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 4th Jan 2020
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
This winter, more twinkling and fantastical than ever before, Christmas at Kew returns.
Christmas at Kew 2019
event time Starts at 12am
 Richmond
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
Created in close collaboration with the artist, Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels, explores the development of Peyton’s unique art from the 1990s to the present day.
Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
All of the paintings and engravings in Hogarth's series have been united for the first time to examine his complex views on morality, the society and the city.
Hogarth: Place and Progress
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
A huge floating "Moon" will fill a darkened room and it's oddly exciting to see
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-04
2019-12-04
Discover artists who have risked their lives in times of conflict for the music they love.
Rebel Sounds
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-04
2019-12-04

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 4th December 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
2019-12-04
2019-12-04

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
2019-12-04
2019-12-04

City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 7th Dec at 07:30am