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Top events in London on Thu 16th Jan 2020

MSc Anne Kathrine Kalager will present the challenges, experiences and possible solutions for urban tunnelling in Oslo.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Pimlico
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April 1870: Fanny and Stella were no ordinary Victorian women. They were in fact young men who liked to dress as women.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Highgate
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Fanny and Stella
A film screening about a Dutchman who saved hundreds of imprisoned Jews in southern France.
 7pm to 8:45pm
 
 Camden
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Forgotten Soldier Documentary and Q&A

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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 8pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Jan
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Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 25 spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow.
Winter Lights
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Poplar
 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 8pm
 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 9pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 16th 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.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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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!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

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