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Top events in London on Tue 3rd Mar 2020

In this lecture Environment Professor Jacqueline McGlade will explain why in relation to UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 is to 'achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls'.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-03
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Ends on Thu, 5th Mar
2020-03-03
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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
 Ends on Sat, 7th Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
The orchid festival is back, celebrating the magnificent biodiversity of Indonesia, the land of 17,000 islands.
Orchids
event time 10am to 4:15pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Sun, 8th Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
Why do we play? How important is it for all of us, young or old? What does it mean to play well?
Play Well
event time 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
This exhibition commemorates 100 years of nursing registration in the UK by delving into the heated arguments that characterised the registration debate.
“Wake Up Slackers!” The Great Registration Controversy
event time 9am to 7pm
 Harley Street
 Ends on Fri, 20th Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
Explore the contrasting worlds of Japan’s urban future and rural traditions in WOW’s new digital art installation.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
Japan House presents two installations by WOW looking at both the urban future and timelessness of rural Japan.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade Digital art encounters with Japan
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
Intrinsically bound to German identity and the upheaval that followed the First World War, Notgeld is a fascinating microcosm of public feeling in post-war Germany.
Currency in crisis - German emergency money 1914-1924
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
This exhibition tells the story of the print industry across the 20th century, focussing on the east London boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Lightboxes + Lettering
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03
Glowing arches fill Granary Square at Kings Cross during the winter months.
Space Frames
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
2020-03-03
2020-03-03

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Regular Events - Tuesday 3rd March 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-03-03
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 3rd March 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
2020-03-03
2020-03-03

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
2020-03-03
2020-03-03

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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