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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
This exhibition brings together works in which rocks are the central motif, several of which have not been seen together before.
Cézanne: The Rock and Quarry Paintings
event time 10am to 10pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 18th Oct
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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 10pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021
2020-10-09
2020-10-09

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 9th October 2020

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-09
2020-10-09

Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-10-09
2020-10-09

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour