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Top events in London on Thu 26th Mar 2020

This illustrated talk will explore the religious tensions of Charles II’s reign and suggest that Patrick's contribution to the national Church has been unjustly neglected.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Southwark
2020-03-26
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Bishop Symon Patrick - unsung hero of the Restoration Church of England
£10.00
A talk about Prizefighting in the Regency and early Victorian period.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Highgate
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
First Blood
Come and admire the rare and historic Camellias in the Grade 1 listed Conservatory, a gorgeous array of blooms; pink, red, white and striped.
 11am to 3pm
 
 Chiswick
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
Camellia Show 2020 – 10th Anniversary

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-03-26
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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
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
Glowing arches fill Granary Square at Kings Cross during the winter months.
Space Frames
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
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
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
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
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
This exhibition marks 50 years since the beginnings of two significant social movements in the UK: the first women’s liberation conference in Oxford and the first UK meeting of the Gay Liberation Front at LSE.
Social Revolution: women's liberation and gay liberation in the 1970s and 80s
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
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
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
The Tate Modern hall is filled with a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London.
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 5th Apr
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
A display exploring the unique and largely untold history, heritage and culture of the Krio people of Sierra Leone.
The Krios of Sierra Leone
event time 10am to 4pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Mon, 6th Apr
2020-03-26
2020-03-26
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
2020-03-26
2020-03-26

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 26th March 2020

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-26
2020-03-26

Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-26
2020-03-26

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 11th May at 06:00am