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Top events in London on Mon 3rd Feb 2020

A note that some sort of vessel of significance is passing through Tower Bridge this evening.
 8:30pm to :
 
 Southwark
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Hear her in conversation with journalist Philippa Thomas as she reflects on speaking out and showing that one person can most definitely make a difference.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Camden
2020-02-03
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Gina Miller: A Lifetime of Fighting Injustice
A book related talk by Robin Ince on anxiety, imposter syndrome, grief and creativity.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
2020-02-03
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This lecture will offer a surprising exploration of the wide-ranging consequences of Einstein’s ideas, and how they shape our everyday lives.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2020-02-03
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This panel discussion will focus on assessing the implications of the Brexit process for the future of Anglo-German relations.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2020-02-03
2020-02-03
Northern Ireland expert, Brendan O’Leary, assesses what we’ve learnt from previous union break-ups to discover the potential futures that may unfold from the UK’s exit from the EU.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2020-02-03
2020-02-03

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel.
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Feb
2020-02-03
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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
 Closing soon 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
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Feb
2020-02-03
2020-02-03
34 scenes from the bible in knitted figures from Creation to Resurrection
Knitted Bible Exhibition
event time 9am to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Closing soon Mon, 10th Feb
2020-02-03
2020-02-03
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
 Closing soon Thu, 13th Feb
2020-02-03
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In a cold room, specially created for the exhibition, slices taken from Antarctic ice cores appear to float on a solid ice floor.
Wayne Binitie: Ice Floor
event time 9am to 6pm
 Tottenham Court Road
 Closing soon Fri, 14th Feb
2020-02-03
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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
 Closing soon Sat, 15th Feb
2020-02-03
2020-02-03
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
 Closing soon Sat, 15th Feb
2020-02-03
2020-02-03
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 9am to 8pm
 Willesden
 Closing soon Sun, 16th Feb
2020-02-03
2020-02-03
An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.
24/7
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Feb
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Walking tours of London on Monday 3rd February 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
2020-02-03
2020-02-03

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
2020-02-03
2020-02-03

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