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Top events in London on Mon 6th Jul 2020

A lecture about the near dam collapse and the efforts to prevent it happening.
 2pm to 7:45pm
 
 Pimlico
2020-07-06
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The Toddbrook Reservoir Incident

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition transports you through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been capturing and shaping the electronic music landscape.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jul
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola, this epic cycle of new work will explore an imagined ancient myth.
Toyin Ojih Odutola - A Countervailing Theory
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jul
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
A display celebrating Dub Reggae and its influence on the capital.
Dub London
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Fri, 31st Jul
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
To coincide with JMW Turner featuring on the new £20 note, find out about the variety of stock purchases made by Turner in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Painting a fortune: JMW Turner and the Bank of England
event time 10am to 5pm
 Ends on Fri, 31st Jul
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
From ‘honey dew’ drinking parties to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, discover Beatrix Potter’s response to the world of fairies and fairytales.
Beatrix Potter's Fairyland
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 3rd Aug
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
For the first time in over 40 years, the British Museum is showing a major display of its collection of French prints, one of the best collections of its kind in the world.
French Impressions: Prints from Manet to Cézanne
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 9th Aug
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
From bodily autonomy and the right to education, to self-expression and protest, this new exhibition explores how feminist activism in the UK today has its roots in the complex history of women’s rights.
Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
See a collection of pilgrim badges that illustrate the extraordinary life of Thomas Becket.
Becket2020
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Mon, 24th Aug
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
On display will be fossil skeletons as well as full-size models and animatronics that bring the Permian back to life.
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 25th Aug
2020-07-06
2020-07-06
The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark.
Michael Clark
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 30th Aug
2020-07-06
2020-07-06

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 6th July 2020

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2020-07-06
2020-07-06

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 9th Jul at 09:45pm