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London Underground tests new design information boards

The digital screens you see in stations with travel alerts are getting a refresh as TfL has started a trial of a new design.

The Regents Canal totem poles at Kingsland Road

If you go past a bridge over the Regents Canal on the Kingsland Road you might have noticed a series of odd-looking totem poles.

Crossrail on target, but warns of risks

In a meeting with Transport for London earlier today, Crossrail confirmed that it remains on track to open the Elizabeth line within the October 2020 to March 2021 window previously identified, but warned that there is still uncertainty about the opening date.

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Top events in London Today

Visit three beautiful courtrooms and explore the building's extensive artwork collection.
 9:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
Open Days at the Supreme Court
Senior pupils from Christ’s Hospital, Horsham, led by the School’s famous Band will parade through the City.
 Starts at 12am
 
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
 Christ’s Hospital pupils march through the City
Dr David Kenyon uses the example of the D-Day operation to discuss the code-breaking site and the legacy of its intelligence triumphs.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
Bletchley Park and signals intelligence in the Second World War
With Steve Levine in conversation with David Quantick
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
A dramatically-lit Late casting light on the stories behind the Soane.
 6pm to 1am
 
 Holborn
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
Soane Lates: Spotlight on Soane

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Breathing is so much more than simply biology. From babies’ first cries to our final dying gasps, breath is our constant companion on the journey through life. An exhibition mapping the unique role of respiration in human life and culture.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closes today
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
An exhibition of the Lacquer Work of Koyanagi Tanekuni
A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Maki-e
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closes tomorrow
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
Come and see up close the Susan Hilferty’s Tony Award-winning costumes alongside props from the magical world of Oz.
The Spellbinding Costumes of Wicked, The Musical
event time 12pm to 4pm
 Pimlico South
 Closes tomorrow
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
An exhibition of Paddington Printshop Posters 1974-1990
Stir It Up - Paddington Printshop Posters 1974 -1990
event time 10:30am to 5:30pm
 North Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
An immersive experience, travelling through a series of large scale projections that showcase the expanded space inside gemstones and map the blurring boundaries between nature and design.
VOID Dan Tobin Smith + The Experience Machine
event time Starts at 12am
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
This free exhibition explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it.
Parliament & Peterloo
event time 9am to 6pm
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Thu, 26th Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
Bringing together seven of his rare works, six of which have never been seen in the UK, this exhibition explores how Bermejo drew inspiration from Netherlandish painting.
Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance
event time 10am to 9pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
Through more than 80 paintings and prints, this exhibition reveals Vallotton’s body of work, including portraits, landscapes and satirical prints.
Félix Vallotton - Painter of Disquiet
event time 10am to 10pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
This exhibition looks at how modern board games, educational toys, gambling and role-playing games reflect, inform and shape our understanding of economics and money.
Playing with Money: currency and games
event time 10am to 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
On display are 10 of the photographs taken by Capa during the assault on Omaha Beach, alongside personal accounts and objects related to Allied soldiers who landed that fateful day.
Robert Capa: D-Day in 35mm
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-20
2019-09-20

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Walking tours of London today

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-09-20
2019-09-20

Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2019-09-20
2019-09-20

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

10:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:00amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
04:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river
04:00pmSailing Barge WillUp river