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Top events in London on Tue 14th Apr 2020

The first comprehensive biography in three decades on Margaret Beaufort, the mother of the Tudor Dynasty.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch - A Talk by Dr Nicola Tallis

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 Starts at 10am
 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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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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A small heritage gallery in the basement of the Guildhall currently has three documents on display.
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Thu, 23rd Apr
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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
 Ends on Sun, 26th Apr
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 14th April 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 14th April 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.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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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!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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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