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Top events in London on Tue 7th Jan 2020

Stephen Tomkins tells this fascinating story - one that is rarely told as an important piece of English, as well as American, history - that is full of contemporary relevance: religious violence, the threat to national security, freedom of religion and tolerance of dangerous opinions.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
The Journey to the Mayflower - A Talk by Dr Stephen Tomkins
Saving the whales and curing cancer are two of the great challenges of the present day, and mathematics has a part to play in addressing them.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2020-01-07
2020-01-07

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An 18-metre-wide sculpture fills the entire gallery space, with mirrored planes multiplying its dimensions to enable a reimagining of time and space.
Es Devlin Memory Palace
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Ealing
 Ends on Sun, 12th Jan 2020
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
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
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
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
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
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
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
An exhibition of original Cuban propaganda posters and magazines.
Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 19th Jan 2020
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
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 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 19th Jan 2020
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
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
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship.
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sat, 25th Jan 2020
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend.
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sat, 25th Jan 2020
2020-01-07
2020-01-07
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
2020-01-07
2020-01-07

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Regular Events - Tuesday 7th January 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-01-07
2020-01-07

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 7th January 2020

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.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-01-07
2020-01-07

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!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2020-01-07
2020-01-07

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

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