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Top events in London on Mon 2nd Nov 2020


Online events / webinars

Professor Pittock will ask what kind of man was Charles, what were his ideas and day to day life like, what might have happened if he had won in 1745, and what even in defeat his legacy changed for Britain and its Empire.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
2020-11-02
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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
2020-11-02
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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
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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
2020-11-02
2020-11-02
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
2020-11-02
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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
2020-11-02
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Showing sculptures by Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf gives an unrivalled opportunity to view them in the context of hard interior and exterior architecture as well as carefully designed outdoor spaces amongst mature trees.
Looking Up: Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf
event time All Day
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021
2020-11-02
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Evoking the experience of being in a club, the exhibition will transport you through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been shaping the electronic music landscape.
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 8th Feb 2021
2020-11-02
2020-11-02
This new commission will feature portraits and intimate domestic scenes reflecting on family life on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
Olivia Twist: London/Fond Gens Libre
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 14th Feb 2021
2020-11-02
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 2nd November 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
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London's Burning Walking Tour