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Top events in London on Wed 4th Mar 2020

Connect with the art, the history and the meaning behind tattoos through the lens of the Armed Forces.
 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Chelsea
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Tribute Ink Late
A panel explores landmark events in the history of whistleblowing, from early trade unions to the Francis Report.
 5pm to 7pm
 
 Harley Street
2020-03-04
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A Natural History of Raising Concerns
A one-off evening indulging in food histories and memories.
 7pm to :
 
 City of London
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
Library Late: Food Glorious Food
A panel discussion with academics and journalists who will reflect on the US presidential primary results and give their predictions for the general election.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Holborn
2020-03-04
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This talk will provide rigorous evidence on the importance of mental and physical wellness for not only quality of life but also career success and productivity at work.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-04
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This talk will examine why laws are simple and how the combination of simple laws can lead to rich complexity.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-04
2020-03-04

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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
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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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
A selection from a gift of nine ‘manner posters’ displayed across Tokyo’s Seibu Railway network between 2016 and 2019.
Manners and Modernity: Ukiyo-e and etiquette on the Seibu Railway
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
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
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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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04
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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 4th March 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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04

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
2020-03-04
2020-03-04

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