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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
The artist, who worked for more than two decades as a self-employed plumber before discovering glass, has produced a series of highly personal pieces that discuss and investigate the treatment of black people in Britain and the USA.
Blown, Bound and Bold at Vessel Gallery
event time 11am to 5pm
 Notting Hill
 Ends on Thu, 8th Oct
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
This exhibition explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings.
Refugees: Forced to Flee
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 11th Oct
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
An exhibition about bronze age Havering, and the largest ever Bronze Age hoard to be discovered in London.
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Mon, 12th Oct
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 1st Nov
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
The exhibition includes rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Her Majesty The Queen.
Japan: Courts and Culture
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 8th Nov
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar
Andy Warhol
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 15th Nov
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
Life Through a Royal Lens brings some of the most iconic photographs ever taken of the Royal Family to Kensington Palace.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 23rd Nov
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
The first ever retrospective of one of the most important author-illustrators of all time.
Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 24th Jan 2021
2020-10-05
2020-10-05
From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, the exhibition will explore our longstanding fascination with the bag.
Bags: Inside Out
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021
2020-10-05
2020-10-05

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 5th October 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
2020-10-05
2020-10-05

London's Burning Walking Tour