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Top events in London on Fri 6th Mar 2020

Join classicists Bettany Hughes, Natalie Haynes, Edith Hall as well as mythologist Seema Anand, as they uncover the great heroines of the classical world and the historical forces that shaped them.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar 2020
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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
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Explore one of the most audacious crimes of the 20th Century and the subsequent investigation, alongside other stories of crime through the post.
The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar 2020
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Peeling back the surface of existence to reveal what lies under the skin. An exhibition exploring the unsettling beauty of the human body from the medieval age to the contemporary world.
Under the skin: anatomy, art and identity
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr 2020
2020-03-06
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This exhibition shines a spotlight on the subject we’d all rather avoid, from ancient societies to modern day medicine.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Fri, 10th Apr 2020
2020-03-06
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Walking tours of London on Friday 6th March 2020

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-06
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-06
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

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