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Top events in London on Wed 1st Jan 2020

Spend New Year's Day riding a steam train on the Epping to Ongar railway.
 All Day
 
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New Year Steam Day
A New Year's Day walk around Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
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New Year New Life - New Year's Day Guided Walk

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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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Discover what it was like to go to a show in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
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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
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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 1st January 2020

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
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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
 
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City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:30amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river