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Top events in London on Sat 7th Nov 2020

Three hours of unique whisky tastings.
clock 12pm to :
 
location Clapton
The National Whisky Festival
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
clock 2pm to 5pm
 
location Tooting

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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
2020-11-07
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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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
Does great art begin with studying nature, or studying the great art of the past? Decide for yourself in this gallery.
The Making of an Artist: The Great Tradition
event time 11am to 4pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Thu, 31st Dec
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
Design drawings from the William Morris Gallery collection
Works In Progress
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Fri, 15th Jan 2021
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07
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
2020-11-07
2020-11-07

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 7th November 2020

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-11-07
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Step behind the scenes and see the Barbican Theatre from a new perspective on these 60 minute Backstage Tour
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
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Barbican - Backstage Tours

Walking tours of London on Saturday 7th November 2020

The River Thames is London. It’s why the Romans chose its gravel north bank to found Londinium; its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continues to do so.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-11-07
2020-11-07

London's River Walk

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-11-07
2020-11-07

Roman London Walking Tour