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Sunday 26th January

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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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
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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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
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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Artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton respond to this crisis with new work that draws on research into the causes of the decline of pollinators.
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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A major exhibition exploring the artist’s mastery of light through 35 of his greatest paintings, etchings and drawings.
Rembrandt's Light
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 2nd Feb 2020
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Explore the underbelly of our digital world in this exhibition revealing the powerful, and often hidden, forces at play in artificial intelligence.
Trevor Paglen - From 'Apple' to 'Anomaly'
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 15th Feb 2020
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The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects about a future live on Mars.
Moving to Mars
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb 2020
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Explore the origins, philosophy and contemporary relevance of Buddhism, from its beginnings in India in the 6th century BC to having 1 billion followers worldwide today
Buddhism
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 25th Feb 2020
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The infographics created by sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois in 1900 were a remarkable development in data visualisation and a direct challenge to institutional racism.
W.E.B. Du Bois: Charting Black Lives
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 1st Mar 2020
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From Botticelli to Michelangelo, the exhibition reveals how Bomberg’s rebellious, youthful works drew inspiration from the paintings he most admired in the Gallery.
Young Bomberg and the Old Masters
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 1st Mar 2020
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 26th January 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 26th 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

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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