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Wednesday 24th Oct

Look out for black boats speeding along the Thames firing guns at each other for a couple of days.
 10:50am to 11am
 
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Military exercise on the Thames

As we approach Halloween, Nick will regale us with tales of his introduction into the business, via fishing the dead out of the sea during the Falklands War, and recount the history of this fascinating topic.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Barbican
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'Facing Death' - Death Masks

The Royal Institution teams up with online news site The Conversation to discuss conspiracy theories.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
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2018-10-24

Conspiracy theories

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

With walls and fences being constructed everywhere, this striking photographic exhibition provides a broad historical and geographical perspective revealing the ephemeral nature of barriers to human movement.

KEEP OUT! Barriers and Boundaries Ancient and Modern

 10am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Oct
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The Redfern Gallery is hosting a retrospective of works by Paul Feiler (1918-2013), in honour of the artist’s centenary year.
 11am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 27th Oct
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The exhibition presents an illustration of how craftsmanship and small industry are embedded in tradition, embrace the new, and adapt in a changing society.
 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-24
An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-24
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.
 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-24
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-24
Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work.
 9am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-24
Explore the remarkable story of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from the opposition and immense challenges faced by early pioneers to the latest research today.
 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-24
2018-10-24
Blood bricks embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.

Blood Bricks

 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-24
2018-10-24
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-24
2018-10-24

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 3rd Nov at 05:30pm