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There will be a firework display from a barge on the Thames.
8:30pm to 8:35pm
 
Greenwich

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 Architecture for Dogs
Featuring a collection of architectural designs for dogs by world-class architects and designers, the internationally acclaimed arrives in London.
 Architecture for Dogs
11am to 6pm
Kensington
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 4th November
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 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
This exhibition follows the lives of soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years.
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
10:30am to 3:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Thu 1st July
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 Gallery 31: I Should Be Doing Something Else Right Now
Bringing together digital collage, print material, sound and sculpture, this exhibition explores the idea of change and its transformative or violent power through dynamic layered compositions.
 Gallery 31: I Should Be Doing Something Else Right Now
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 4th November
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 Honest Dick Leveridge: Performer, Composer & Coffee Shop Owner
Discover the life and work of Richard Leveridge, a leading singer on the 18th-century London stage.
 Honest Dick Leveridge: Performer, Composer & Coffee Shop Owner
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 1st November
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 Leila Alaoui: Rite of Passage
The first major UK retrospective of works from the celebrated French-Moroccan photographer, video artist and activist Leila Alaoui.
 Leila Alaoui: Rite of Passage
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 4th November
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 Once Upon a Time in King’s Cross – Catherine Packard
An affectionate depiction of community life in a once infamous King’s Cross neighbourhood during the 80s and 90s, through the eyes of local photographer and resident Catherine Packard.
 Once Upon a Time in King’s Cross – Catherine Packard
All Day
St Pancras
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 25th October
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 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition.
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 4th November
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Amba Sayal Bennett: A Mechanised Thought
Amba’s new body of work includes sculptures and drawings that explore the performativity of technology and relations to otherness.
Amba Sayal Bennett: A Mechanised Thought
12pm to 6pm
Deptford
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 31st October
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Among the Trees
By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 31st October
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An Ode to Afrosurrealism
A photographic art exhibition exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens.
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sun 1st August
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 17th October 2020

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
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Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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A walk through London’s magical history, from medieval witches and alchemists to tales of great illusionists past and present with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide... and magician.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Whitehall
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At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
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