Shoreditch’s Star Wars Stormtrooper Sale

For one week, there's a chance for Star Wars fans to buy Stormtrooper based goodies, designed by the prop-maker who created the original  Stormtrooper for the first Star Wars Movie in 1976.

London’s largest ever Bronze Age hoard discovered

The largest ever Bronze Age hoard to be discovered in London, and the third largest of its kind in the UK, has been unearthed in Havering. A total of 453 bronze objects dating between c.900 and c.800 BC have been

Network Rail’s design competition for train station benches

Network Rail is calling on architects and designers to come up with ideas for improved seating in some of London's mainline station.

London’s Alleys: Crescent Row, EC1

This is a curving narrow lane that runs behind rows of houses and offices just to the north of the Barbican estate.

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Things to do in London

Top events in London tomorrow

An evening of conversation with climate diplomat Christiana Figueres and Professor Sir Brian Hoskins, chaired by BBC Countryfile presenter Tom Heap.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 St James
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State of the Earth
This panel discussion explores how cabarets and clubs have always been spaces of creativity, considering moments in history to ask when and how club culture started to influence our wider society.
 7pm to :
 
 Barbican
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The Influence of Cabaret and Club Culture

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition celebrates music hall and variety entertainment throughout a time when Islington was London’s undisputed ‘Parish of Pleasure’!
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closes today
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These are cartoons the Evening Standard felt were either too strong or in too bad taste to publish.
David Low - Censored
event time 10:30am to 5:30pm
 Putney
 Closing soon Fri, 25th Oct
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An exhibition to commemorate the life and career of former MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Colonel Josiah C. Wedgwood.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Fri, 25th Oct
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Explore the ancient and modern contexts of one of the most important artefacts in the Petrie Museum: an ancient model of a ship-cart excavated from a tomb at the site of Gurob.
From Gurob to the Getty: The Voyages of an Ancient Egyptian Ship-Cart Model
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 26th Oct
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An opportunity to see excellence in contemporary design alongside the Wallace Collection’s own art works.
An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník at the Wallace Collection
event time 11am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
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The world's most celebrated contemporary glass artist is back, showcasing his work against the stunning backdrop of Kew Gardens.
Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on nature
event time Starts at 10am
 Richmond
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
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2019-10-22
Discover the mesmerising paintings of Helene Schjerfbeck, one of Finland’s best kept secrets, in the UK’s first major exhibition of her work.
Helene Schjerfbeck
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
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Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired.
Secret Rivers
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Oct
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An exhibition of paintings of the Cathedral mascot cat - Doorkins Magnificat
Doorkins Magnificat - Paintings by Celia Pike
event time 8am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Oct
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Under Ground London explores our relationship with the subterranean capital, exploring hundreds of years of documents, images and plans to tell the story of the underground city
Under Ground London
event time 9:30am to 4:45pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Oct
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London today

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 26th Oct at 07:30am