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Top events in London on Wed 1st Apr 2020

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
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Camellia Show 2020 – 10th Anniversary
As well as setting these competing narratives into their wider context, this lecture will ask why the partisan memorialisation of religious atrocity in Ireland has proved so exceptionally durable.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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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
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Alongside a select number of key paintings and sculptures, an exhibition reveals how paper allowed Picasso to push the boundaries of thought and practice.
Picasso and Paper
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Mon, 13th Apr
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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
 Ends on Tue, 14th Apr
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Explore the tattoos worn by members of the Armed Forces community and the powerful stories of identity, comradeship, bravery and sacrifice they represent.
Tribute Ink
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Fri, 17th Apr
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An exhibition about the man, the Christmas he created, and how he fell out of love with the season he helped to create.
Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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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
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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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
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 1st April 2020

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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