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Thursday 30th April

Watch a showing of the 1964 film, Becket in Southwark Cathedral while lit by candlelight.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Southwark
Film Screening by Candlelight - Becket

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
 Steve McQueen
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Mon, 11th May
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
The New Stone Age exhibition will celebrate the sustainability, practicality and inherent beauty of stone.
The New Stone Age
event time 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Ends on Fri, 15th May
2020-04-30
2020-04-30
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 5pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Sat, 16th May
2020-04-30
2020-04-30

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 30th 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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30

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
2020-04-30
2020-04-30

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