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Top events in London on Fri 9th Oct 2020

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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
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An exhibition of works by painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Morisot, Degas and Gauguin – many of which have never been seen in the UK.
Gauguin and the Impressionists
event time 11am to 4pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 18th Oct
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
This exhibition presents the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment.
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk
event time 11am to 7pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
This exhibition reimagines Picasso’s Cannes Studio as an immersive experience within the gallery
Atelier Picasso
event time 11am to 5pm
 Mayfair
 Ends on Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
An exhibition of J.M.W. Turner’s original oil paintings in the house he designed for himself.
Turner and the Thames: Five Paintings exhibition
event time 12pm to 3pm
 Twickenham
 Ends on Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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
2020-10-09
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
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
2020-10-09
2020-10-09
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, 15th Nov
2020-10-09
2020-10-09

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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
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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
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour