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Top events in London on Sun 2nd Feb 2020

See hundreds of clowns arrive to attend an annual church service.
 3pm to :
 
 Hackney
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Annual clown's church service
Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
 All Day
 
 Croydon
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Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Monthly opening of the organ collection, with many playing music through the day.
 11am to 5pm
 
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Monthly opening of the Amersham Fair Organ Museum
Chris Bertish gives an intimate talk about how he crossed the Atlantic on a paddleboard
 3:30pm to 10am
 
 Greenwich
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Chris Bertish | Limitless! The SUP Crossing
Monthly open day at Gatton Park, the core 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
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Gatton Park's monthly open day
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Feb
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Experience Blake’s visionary art in his largest show in a generation​.
William Blake
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Feb
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Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel.
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 9th Feb
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This exhibition uses paintings, drawings, photographs and memorabilia to illustrate the surprising histories of London’s Royal Parks.
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 9th Feb
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These photographs, often taken by monks and housed within monasteries, depict day-to-day life for both the monastic and lay communities.
Sacred Laos in Photographs: The Monks’ Gaze
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 9th Feb
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34 scenes from the bible in knitted figures from Creation to Resurrection
Knitted Bible Exhibition
event time 9am to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Ends on Mon, 10th Feb
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This display of winning entries from the latest Army Film and Photographic Competition gives a unique insight into life in the British Army.
Army Film and Photographic Competition: 2020 winners
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Thu, 13th Feb
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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
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This exhibition showcases original archives from the collections which illustrate the prolific activism of the people of Tower Hamlets in the latter decades of the twentieth century.
Unite and Resist
event time 9am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sat, 15th Feb
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The little known story of one of the capital’s most intriguing cemeteries is revealed for the first time in this exhibition.
House of Life Exhibition
event time 10am to 5pm
 Willesden
 Ends on Sun, 16th Feb
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 2nd February 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Weekly Heritage Tours, which will allow you to immerse yourself in the past and gain an insight into what has shaped this building over the centuries.
 2:30pm to 3:15pm
 
 Twickenham
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Heritage Tours at Orleans House Gallery

A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 2nd February 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

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
2020-02-02
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Burnings, Butchery & Black Death: London's Bloody Past

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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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 9th Mar at 06:30pm