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Top events in London on Mon 10th Feb 2020

Discover the remarkable scientific artefacts and stories housed in its extensive, world-class archives
 6:30pm to 10pm
 
 St James
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A lecture exploring what – in light of the 2019 General Election – both the new Government and the railway industry needs to do on the challenges facing UK rail.
 6:15pm to 7:30pm
 
 Vauxhall Bridge
2020-02-10
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New decade, new Government – what needs to be done to build world-class rail in the 2020s

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 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
2020-02-10
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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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An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.
24/7
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
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This small display considers the historical creation of single-use and repurposed objects and presents an artistic response to plastic waste washing up in Pacific islands.
Disposable? Rubbish and us
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-10
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Discover how architects, artists and designers are responding today to some of the most urgent ecological issues of our times.
Eco-Visionaries - Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
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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
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Walking tours of London on Monday 10th 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
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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
2020-02-10
2020-02-10

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