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Sunday 29th Dec

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum

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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
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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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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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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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A major exhibition exploring the artist’s mastery of light through 35 of his greatest paintings, etchings and drawings.
Rembrandt's Light
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 2nd Feb 2020
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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
Buddhism
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 25th Feb 2020
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As we approach another major turning point in automotive design, this exhibition looks at the role of the car in shaping the world we live in today.
Cars: Accelerating The Modern World
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr 2020
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Hidden London - The Exhibition takes people on an immersive journey of some of London’s most secret spaces belonging to the oldest subterranean railway in the world
Hidden London - The Exhibition
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Mon, 20th Apr 2020
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This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Mon, 4th May 2020
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 29th December 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 29th December 2019

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
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City Highlights Guided Walk

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.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

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