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Top events in London on Sat 29th Aug 2020

Monthly open day at a wood and nature reserve that's next to the railway at Forest Hill.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Forest Hill
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Monthly open day at Dacres Wood nature reserve

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark.
Michael Clark
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 30th Aug
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This immersive experience charts their music, lyrics, creative process and influence as one of the most iconic pop bands of the modern age.
ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition
event time All Day
 Greenwich
 Ends on Mon, 31st Aug
2020-08-29
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A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar.
Andy Warhol
event time 10am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 6th Sep
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An ambitious group exhibition that brings together 14 international visual artists who work with sound as their primary medium.
Reverb: Sound into Art
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 6th Sep
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In her bicentenary year the Museum is celebrating the life and legacy of the lesser known aspects of Nightingale’s life with this exciting new exhibition
event time 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Wed, 16th Sep
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In this major exhibition, we trace her trajectory from child prodigy to one of Britain’s most sought-after painters.
Angelica Kauffman
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 20th Sep
2020-08-29
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Lifting the lid on the untold story of illustration in the criminal justice system over the last 200 years.
Forensic Art: Illustrating Justice
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 20th Sep
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This exhibition brings together 200 rarely-seen masterpieces to present the early watercolour as a unified art form for the first time.
Renaissance Watercolours: from Dürer to Van Dyck
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 20th Sep
2020-08-29
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Explore the unique story of the Krios through their history, heritage and culture from the late 18th century to the modern day.
The Krios of Sierra Leone
event time All Day
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 27th Sep
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A year-long contemporary art programme of new sculptural, installation, video and textile works by ten artists in one of the capital’s largest wetlands.
Wetlands Unravelled
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Barnes
 Ends on Tue, 6th Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 29th August 2020

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

Walking tours of London on Saturday 29th August 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
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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
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Roman London Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 31st Aug at 12:30pm