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Top events in London on Mon 9th Mar 2020

Given the press is often accused of overstepping the mark, invading people’s privacy or publishing material that is harmful to the national interest, where might the limits of press freedom lie?
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-03-09
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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
2020-03-09
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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
2020-03-09
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Exploring the fascinating world of mushrooms, in an exhibition from curator and writer, Francesca Gavin.
 Mushrooms: The art, design and future of fungi
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-09
2020-03-09
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
 Steve McQueen
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-09
2020-03-09
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
2020-03-09
2020-03-09
This is the first time that Tate has staged a show devoted to the later 17th century and the first to explore baroque art in Britain.
British Baroque - Power and Illusion
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-09
2020-03-09
As we approach another major turning point in automotive design, this exhibition looks at the role of the car in shaping the world we live in today.
Cars: Accelerating The Modern World
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-09
2020-03-09
This exhibition visits each stage of the production process; from design to construction, sourcing and alterations, to dressing, repairs and laundering.
Costume at the National Theatre
event time 9:30am to 11pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-09
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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 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-09
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 9th March 2020

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-09
2020-03-09

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
09:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river