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Top events in London on Wed 26th Feb 2020

Authors Leyla Daybelge & Magnus Englund will be giving an illustrated talk about the story of the Isokon, the Pritchards artistic network and the legacy of the Bauhaus artists during their time in Britain.
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hampstead
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain
A lecture by medieval history expert Lucy Beckett on the Charterhouse and Carthusian order.
 1:45pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
The English Carthusians
Bestselling author and historian Julie Summers reveals how the identity of 'Vogue' magazine was forged in the Second World War.
 6:30pm to :
 
 Chelsea
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
Dressed for War
A talk about Lucian Freud by William Feaver, for many years the art critic for The Observer
 6:45pm to :
 
 Shoreditch
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
Lucian Freud - How Goes It?
Robots are going to take our jobs eventually – in fact it’s already started. This is a comical, yet real, look at what the future looks likes and ways to future-proof yourself and your business.
 6pm to 8:30pm
 
 Holborn
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
Turing Lecture: AI and the future of work with Anne-Marie Imafidon

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An Exhibition showcasing the works of Marc Almond, Sadie Lee, Jamie McLeod, Matthew Stradling and Caitlin Ricaud.
Show, Don't tell
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Fri, 28th Feb
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
An exhibition of provocative art by the street artist, SAKI&Bitches.
Everyone's Welcome - SAKI & Bitches
event time 11am to 6pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closes today
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
An exhibition about the modern model of dating -- online and smartphones.
event time 1pm to 9pm
 Brentford
 Closes tomorrow
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
A family-friendly exhibition bringing together young rebels from children’s literature
 Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature's Young Rebels
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closes tomorrow
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
A lit up garden display in Chiswick.
Lightopia
event time 5pm to 9pm
 Chiswick
 Closes tomorrow
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
The infographics created by sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois in 1900 were a remarkable development in data visualisation and a direct challenge to institutional racism.
W.E.B. Du Bois: Charting Black Lives
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Closes tomorrow
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
From Botticelli to Michelangelo, the exhibition reveals how Bomberg’s rebellious, youthful works drew inspiration from the paintings he most admired in the Gallery.
Young Bomberg and the Old Masters
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closes tomorrow
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
From Helen of Troy’s abduction to the deception of the Trojan Horse and the fall of the city, tread the line between myth and reality in this exhibition.
Troy myth and reality
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Thu, 5th Mar
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
This free exhibition connects the specimens in the Grant Museum to a wider history of science and Empire, by asking one simple question: “How did all these things come to be here in the first place?”
Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 7th Mar
2020-02-26
2020-02-26
Exhibition of linocuts mostly of London Underground stations by Gail Brodholt
Gail Brodholt: Poetry, Prose & Print
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Mar
2020-02-26
2020-02-26

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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 26th February 2020

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-02-26
2020-02-26

Roman London Walking Tour

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
2020-02-26
2020-02-26

City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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