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Top events in London on Thu 23rd Apr 2020

On the tenth anniversary of the death of Malcolm McLaren, writer and cultural commentator Paul Gorman will talk about the ‘late cultural iconoclast’.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Highgate
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
Malcolm McLaren

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-04-23
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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 11am to 8pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 26th Apr
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
An exhibition exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, over 500 years.
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 26th Apr
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
The fifty-fifth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 27th Apr
2020-04-23
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This display brings together a wide range of palaeoart, from nearly 200 years ago to the present day.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Tue, 28th Apr
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
Pictures of Gay Pride marches in the 1970s, controversial actor and singer Divine and London’s first gay superclub, Bang, are among rarely seen photographs that have just gone on show.
event time 10am to 4pm
 Victoria
 Ends on Thu, 30th Apr
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
This exhibition highlights a diversity of artistic observations on the lived experiences of women from childhood to old age, including but by no means restricted to experiences of mental distress.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Ends on Fri, 1st May
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
Tangerine Dream, the German band widely credited as laying the foundations for the Ambient and Trance music styles, will be celebrated by this exhibition.
Tangerine Dream: Zeitraffer
event time 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 2nd May
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
An immersive installation by contemporary American artist Darren Waterston, presenting a detailed reimagining of James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room.
Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room re-imagined
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 3rd May
2020-04-23
2020-04-23
The rich history of the Islington stretch of the Regents canal is revealed in this exhibition, including some of its industrial past and the memories of people who worked and lived by it.
Industrial Islington
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Islington
 Ends on Sun, 3rd May
2020-04-23
2020-04-23

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Walking tours of London on Thursday 23rd 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.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-04-23
2020-04-23

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
2020-04-23
2020-04-23

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