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Top events in London on Tue 11th Feb 2020

An "in conversation" with the leading human rights lawyer, Cherie Blair CBE QC
 6:30pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
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In this talk, Andy Mitchell will outline the background to the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.
 5:15pm to 6:45pm
 
 South Kensington
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In his talk, Andy Mitchell CBE, Chief Executive Officer at Thames Tideway Tunnel will outline the background to the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.
 4:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Pimlico
2020-02-11
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Thames Tideway: Building infrastructure for a 22nd century London
A series of lectures exploring the imaginative conservation and reuse of historic buildings
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Join best-selling author, historian and broadcaster Tracy Borman as she gives a lecture on ‘Henry VIII and the men who made him’.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Tower Hill
2020-02-11
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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him
An illustrated talk taking you through the railways which defined and served the Crystal Palace.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Upper Norwood
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Crystal Palace Railway Connections
Following a full screening of The Death of Stalin, director Armando Iannucci will take part in a Q&A based on politics in film and TV.
 6pm to 8:30pm
 
 Holborn
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This lecture looks at the mythology that has gathered around the Golden Ratio, and also consider the fairness of cake-cutting, and changing choices in "the Monty Hall problem".
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2020-02-11
2020-02-11

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
2020-02-11
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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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This exhibition showcases often unseen and recently acquired items to tell the history of the Child family of bankers and their rise to fame and fortune.
Treasures of Osterley: Rise of Banking Family
event time 11am to 4pm
 Isleworth
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
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Regular Events - Tuesday 11th February 2020

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 tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-02-11
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 11th 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.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 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!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 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
2020-02-11
2020-02-11

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