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Things to do in London

Sunday 25th Aug

Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from over 30 handpicked vintage traders.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Stoke Newington
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Hackney Flea Market
The Festival offers fun to all who love spending time by the water and over 100 boats are expected to attend the event.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Waltham Abbey
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IWA Festival of Water
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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A note that the famous Flying Scotsman steam train will be passing through West London.
 All Day
 
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Monthly open day at a site of an important railway wildlife reserve.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Forest Hill
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A rare opportunity to visit the Claremont's island by boat, full of mysterious hideaways and historical importance.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Esher
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A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
An opportunity to have a look at the buildings and engines, to take in the exhibition and learn something of the Victorian sewer system.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Crossness Engines open day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
event time 11am to 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Closes today
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
Raw Materials: Plastics
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Closes today
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
One of the biggest mysteries in physics today is what exactly makes up our Universe, and why – 95 per cent of it cannot be observed.
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closes tomorrow
2019-08-25
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Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closes tomorrow
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
event time 3pm to 4pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
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Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
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An exhibition of the works to restore a Victorian building back to a public community centre.
The Devil's in the Detail …A Heritage Building Restoration
event time 10am to 2pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Aug
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This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.
Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 29th Aug
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A heritage exhibition revealing the stories of the people that shaped London’s Chinatown into the iconic district it is today.
The Making of Chinatown
event time 12pm to 7pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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The Illuminated River display includes architectural drawings and animations of the project, alongside historic Thames paintings.
Illuminated River
event time 12pm to 4pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular events in London today

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London today

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

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.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

07:15pmMotor Vessel Silver WindDown river
10:45amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
01:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
02:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river