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Top events in London on Thu 6th Feb 2020

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang at the Tower of London and Green Park to mark HM The Queen’s Accession to the Throne.
 12pm to 1:30pm
 
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Royal Gun Salutes in Green Park and at the Tower of London
A talk about the same.
 7pm to :
 
 Islington
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In the epic successor to one of the most important books of the century, Thomas Piketty challenges us revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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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
 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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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
 Ends on Fri, 14th 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 9pm
 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 8pm
 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 9am to 8pm
 Willesden
 Ends on Sun, 16th Feb
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The winning and commended entries of the third Architecture Drawing Prize will be exhibited at Sir John Soane’s Museum.
The Architecture Drawing Prize
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Sun, 16th Feb
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 6th February 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 Mon 9th Mar at 06:30pm