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Top events in London on Wed 7th Oct 2020


Online events / webinars

This lecture will consider how stargazing with imperfect, non-linear human eyes can accomplish important contributions to elucidating the phenomena of nova detonations in our galaxy.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Cosmic Vision: Attentive Eyes
This lecture draws on a ten-year collaboration with a Savile Row tailor to explore ‘bespoke’ as a metaphor for clinical practice.
 6pm to 7pm
 
What Medicine Can Learn from Savile Row

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sat, 31st Oct
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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
2020-10-07
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Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 8th Nov
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2020-10-07
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
2020-10-07
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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
2020-10-07
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Design drawings from the William Morris Gallery collection
Works In Progress
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Fri, 15th Jan 2021
2020-10-07
2020-10-07
This exhibition reunites all six paintings in the Classical myths series for the first time in over four centuries.
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
event time 11am to 4pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 17th Jan 2021
2020-10-07
2020-10-07
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
2020-10-07
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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 7th October 2020

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk