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Top events in London on Sat 7th Mar 2020

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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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
2020-03-07
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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
 Ends on Sun, 8th Mar
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
 Ends on Sat, 14th Mar
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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 5pm
 Harley Street
 Ends on Fri, 20th Mar
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
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
2020-03-07
2020-03-07

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 7th March 2020

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-03-07
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Step behind the scenes and see the Barbican Theatre from a new perspective on these 60 minute Backstage Tour
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-07
2020-03-07

Barbican - Backstage Tours

Walking tours of London on Saturday 7th March 2020

The River Thames is London. It’s why the Romans chose its gravel north bank to found Londinium; its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continues to do so.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-07
2020-03-07

London's River Walk

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-07
2020-03-07

Roman London Walking Tour

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2020-03-07
2020-03-07
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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