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Top events in London on Tue 5th May 2020

In this lecture we will examine not only the murky world of electronic crime but also how information technology can be used to solve physical crimes.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
This illustrated lecture marks 150 years since Dickens’s death by reflecting on the nature of his creative genius and his legacy.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2020-05-05
2020-05-05

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
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
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
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
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
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
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
An ambitious and wide-spanning survey of the origins of surrealist art in Britain, and the first to trace its roots back to 1620 through supporting archive material.
British Surrealism
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
An exhibition of superb images reproduced from the British Library’s collection of Japanese pattern books.
Exquisite Patterns: Japanese Textile Design
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
Through the medium of film and photography, this major exhibition considers how masculinity has been coded, performed, and socially constructed from the 1960s to the present day.
Masculinities - Liberation through Photography
event time 10am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
This exhibition explores the ways in which, from the eighteenth century to the present day, our perception of the hero or heroine has evolved.
Heroic Figures
event time 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 24th May
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years.
Aubrey Beardsley
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Mon, 25th May
2020-05-05
2020-05-05
This is the first monographic exhibition of Spilliaert’s work in the UK and will showcase some 90 works on paper.
Spilliaert
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Mon, 25th May
2020-05-05
2020-05-05

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Regular Events - Tuesday 5th May 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-05-05
2020-05-05

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 5th May 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
2020-05-05
2020-05-05

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
2020-05-05
2020-05-05

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