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Top events in London on Sun 12th Jan 2020

The fair features some forty distinguished specialist exhibitors, drawn primarily from BADA and LAPADA The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Mayfair
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Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair
How much more do we drink than we should? Why do immigrants come here? How have house prices changed in the past decade? What do we spend our money on?
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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Britain by Numbers: A Visual Exploration of People and Place

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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
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Jan
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A striking series of works emphasising the importance of glaciers and our changing global climate.
MELTDOWN: Visualizing Climate Change
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Jan
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Jan
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This exhibition presents the rich variety of objects from Java and Sumatra collected by Sir Stamford Raffles, the British colonial official who founded modern Singapore.
Sir Stamford Raffles - Collecting in Southeast Asia 1811-1824
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Jan
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An exhibition of the life and leadership of a great Australian and one of the most remarkable and highly decorated womens’ leaders of the First World War, Dame Maud McCarthy, Matron-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders, 1914-1919.
The
event time 10am to 2pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Jan
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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
 Closes today
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An exhibition of original Cuban propaganda posters and magazines.
Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Closes tomorrow
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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 6pm
 Barbican
 Closes tomorrow
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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
 Closes tomorrow
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The Art of Innovation explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years, and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Fri, 24th Jan
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 12th January 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 12th January 2020

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

Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, body snatchers, Charles Dickens, an eighteenth century ghost, and William Wallace (and learn how he was in no fit state to shout "Freeeedoooommmm!")
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
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Burnings, Butchery & Black Death: London's Bloody Past

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 Sat 18th Jan at 07:30am