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Top events in London on Fri 6th Mar 2020

Rodney Atwood outlines the contributions made by Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd and challenges his reputation as a reactionary military leader.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
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The Unknown Field Marshal
UCL's annual festival of astronomy and particle physics.
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 Euston
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Join the writer and producer of BBC’s Call the Midwife for a discussion on the media’s depiction of pregnancy.
 7pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
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Motherhood and the Media
Explore the orchid festival after dark in these evening events taking you into the world of Kew and Indonesia.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 Richmond
2020-03-06
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Orchids: After hours

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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
 Closing soon Sat, 7th Mar
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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
2020-03-06
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Mar
2020-03-06
2020-03-06
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
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Mar
2020-03-06
2020-03-06
An exhibition of photographic representations that emerge from the threshold of dyke intimacy and public life in the 1980s and 90s.
Hot Moment
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Mar
2020-03-06
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Presenting 8 new works, the artist continues his exploration of the sphere as a formal device for reframing everyday objects
Lars Fisk - Wattle & Daub
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Mar
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Daniel’s work examines contemporary culture through a Classical lens, using humour to highlight the absurdities and anomalies of our digital age.
Waiting For Yesterday - Daniel Hosego
event time 6pm to 9pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Mar
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Robin’s works are views on life, in which toys and object we take for granted appear as characters and props in scenes that are simultaneously natural and ludicrous – like life itself perhaps.
Views from a Playroom by Robin MacFarlan
event time 10am to 5pm
 Twickenham
 Closing soon Sun, 15th Mar
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Drawing inspiration from photographs, artist Niki Gibbs worked with Holloway Fire Station on Hornsey Road, Islington, to capture its four crews going about their routine daily work.
‘Mobilise! Mobilise!
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Tue, 17th Mar
2020-03-06
2020-03-06
An exhibition telling the story of the Old Lady through items selected from the vast collections amassed since the Bank was founded in 1694.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-06
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 6th March 2020

We are opening the doors of The National Archives' repositories to offer you the chance to go behind the scenes.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Richmond
2020-03-06
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Behind the Scenes Tours

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
2020-03-06

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
2020-03-06

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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