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Top events in London on Wed 15th Jan 2020

James Cheshire, Professor of Geographic Information and Cartography, UCL Department of Geography, delivers his Inaugural Lecture: 'The Power of Maps'
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Euston
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The Power of Maps
A lecture about how people died in a fire because the ladders were too short.
 6:30pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
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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
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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
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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 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Jan
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Jan
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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
 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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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
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Jan
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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
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Jan
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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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This exhibition features a large-scale installation and paintings that draw on the scientific concept known as string theory.
Anselm Kiefer Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 15th 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
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

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

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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