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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
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
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
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
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
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
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
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 4pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 2nd May
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
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
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Mon, 4th May
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
The first ever retrospective of the Polish-Jewish émigré who brought European modernist aesthetics to British graphic design.
George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 10th May
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
 Steve McQueen
event time 10am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Mon, 11th May
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
This exhibition, in the Weston Room at the Maughan Library, marks the 75th anniversary of VE day and the liberation of the Nazi death and concentration camps.
The long hard road: 75th anniversary of the liberation of occupied Europe.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Sat, 16th May
2020-04-25
2020-04-25

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 25th April 2020

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
Step behind the scenes and see the Barbican Theatre from a new perspective on these 60 minute Backstage Tour
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-04-25
2020-04-25

Barbican - Backstage Tours

Walking tours of London on Saturday 25th April 2020

The River Thames is London. It’s why the Romans chose its gravel north bank to found Londinium; its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continues to do so.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-04-25
2020-04-25

London's River Walk

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-04-25
2020-04-25

Roman London Walking Tour

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2020-04-25
2020-04-25
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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