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Top events in London on Mon 20th Jan 2020

Speakers will present their ideas on the future of technology and its impact on the built environment.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Pimlico
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2020-01-20
How will technological advances impact London’s infrastructure?
A series of lectures exploring the imaginative conservation and reuse of historic buildings
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2020-01-20
2020-01-20

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
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
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
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
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
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
 Closes today
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closes today
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
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
 Closes today
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
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
 Closes today
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
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
 Closes today
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art.
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closes today
2020-01-20
2020-01-20
An exhibition of paintings by Alison Chaplin of the ever-changing landscape of Epping Forest.
‘I loved the song which Nature sung’ - London’s Epping Forest
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 29th Jan
2020-01-20
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Walking tours of London on Monday 20th 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
2020-01-20
2020-01-20

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
2020-01-20
2020-01-20

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 Mon 9th Mar at 06:30pm