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Top events in London on Sun 5th Apr 2020

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
 All Day
 
 Croydon
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Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Open days usually feature the restored engines in operation, a light railway trip, and walks around the Victorian buildings.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Open day and steaming at the Crossness pumping station
There will be extensive bus displays, heritage bus trips and a huge selection of trade stalls.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
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 London Bus Museum Spring Gathering
Monthly open day at Gatton Park, the core 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
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Gatton Park's monthly open day
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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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 4pm
 
 Chiswick
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Camellia Show 2020 – 10th Anniversary

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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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This is the first UK exhibition of works by Indian master painters commissioned by East India Company officials in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company
event time 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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A display celebrating The Clash’s iconic London Calling – an album that rocked the music scene, serving as an anthem for London, Londoners and music lovers globally.
The Clash: London Calling
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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Hidden London - The Exhibition takes people on an immersive journey of some of London’s most secret spaces belonging to the oldest subterranean railway in the world
Hidden London - The Exhibition
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Mon, 20th Apr
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 5th April 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 5th April 2020

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

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.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

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