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Top events in London on Wed 8th Apr 2020

Join Dr Rebecca Bullard to discover what eighteenth-century obituaries can tell us about the world in which Samuel Johnson lived and worked, and how they compare with printed memorials in our own time.
 7pm to :
 
 Holborn
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Play your way through 160 consoles, hundreds of video games and five decades of gaming history.
 5pm to 6pm
 
 South Kensington
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For one night only, comedy and consoles collide for an evening of laughs and levelling-up.
 6:15pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon Fri, 10th Apr
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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 Mon, 13th 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
 Closing soon 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
2020-04-08
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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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The complexity and delightful aesthetic fills space with cut out coloured paper to create a world where the essence of every carefully considered colour can be appreciated.
Slices of Time
event time 10am to 7pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 8th 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 Fri 10th Apr at 12:30pm