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Top events in London on Mon 13th Jan 2020

Times journalist David Aaronovitch talks to leading journalists and scientists to find out how we can shift the narrative around AMR in order to affect real change.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Paddington
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Superbugs: reframing a global health emergency
In this talk, explore how nanoscale machines can target individual cancer cells and deliver drugs more effectively, as well as how nano-antibiotics can fight resistant bacteria,
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2020-01-13
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Nano comes to life
A talk about the history of Soviet atheism, the evolution of Marxist-Leninist graphics, the ethics of cartooning, and modern-day cartoon controversies.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2020-01-13
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Godless Utopia: Soviet Atheism Illustrated!
A talk about how to deal with the many issues of climate change posed by the plastics invention.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Holborn
2020-01-13
2020-01-13

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon Sat, 18th Jan
2020-01-13
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Jan
2020-01-13
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Jan
2020-01-13
2020-01-13
This exhibition charts IPR’s development over the past 50 years, from its response to welfare reform to its continued endeavour to meet the changing needs of local residents.
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Tue, 21st Jan
2020-01-13
2020-01-13
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
2020-01-13
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Spanning 70 years of Riley’s work, this exhibition offers visitors an unparalleled opportunity to experience powerful and engaging works by one of the most important artists of our time.
 Bridget Riley
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
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The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-13
2020-01-13
Charting the history of cultural and artistic interactions between East and West, this exhibition explores the impact the Islamic world has had on Western art for centuries.
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-13
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The Gallery becomes a painting studio, an imagined chapel and a room-sized experiment in this immersive exhibition that leads you through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci to explore his masterpiece, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’.
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
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2020-01-13
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself.
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-13
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Walking tours of London on Monday 13th January 2020

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
2020-01-13
2020-01-13

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
2020-01-13
2020-01-13

Burnings, Butchery & Black Death: London's Bloody Past

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 18th Jan at 07:30am