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Top events in London on Thu 5th Dec 2019

Monthly late night opening at the modernist HQ of the ancient Royal College Of Physicians.
 5:30pm to 8pm
 
 Camden
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Museum Lates at the Royal College Of Physicians

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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A series of striking photographs of science in action will soon go on display at the Science Museum as part of the Royal Photographic Society’s inaugural Science Photographer of the Year competition.
Science Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
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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.
The Moon
event time 10am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
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Discover the remarkable world of codebreaking, ciphers and secret communications in use by British and foreign governments.
Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sat, 18th Jan 2020
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A journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists.
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
event time 10am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 19th Jan 2020
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ON EDGE aims to open conversation around the causes of and responses to anxiety today through art, design, psychology and neuroscience.
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 19th Jan 2020
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The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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Artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton respond to this crisis with new work that draws on research into the causes of the decline of pollinators.
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 5th December 2019

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 31st Dec at 11:30pm