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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
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
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
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
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
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
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
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
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
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
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings.
Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
The exhibition explores why cultural heritage is attacked during war and the ways we save, protect and restore what is targeted.
What Remains
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
Uncover the secrets of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece 'The Virgin of the Rocks' in this new immersive exhibition.
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 12th Jan 2020
2019-12-23
2019-12-23
Currently enjoying a resurgence in practice and teaching, this display is a timely celebration of drawing.
Pushing paper - contemporary drawing from 1970 to now
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 12th Jan 2020
2019-12-23
2019-12-23

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 23rd December 2019

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-12-23
2019-12-23

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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