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One-Off Events Happening Today

Free   (All Day)
A diverted train service passing through the site of the former Primrose Hill Station between South Hampstead and Camden Road. ( )
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Watch Freemen of the City of London take sheep across London Bridge -- will also be a fete by the Monument. ( )
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Photo of Sheep to be taken across London Bridge

Free   (9:30am-4:30pm)
Bring your antiques along to a filming of the BBC TV series for a possible chance to appear on telly.
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Photo of Antiques Roadshow filming day

Free   (All Day)
Up to 6,000 swimmers will be allowed into the Serpentine in Hyde Park in a mass swimming evening. ( )
2016-09-25
Free   (3:50pm)
A notice that there will be a military flypast over Central London, specifically, St Paul's Cathedral.
2016-09-25
£9   (2:30pm-4:15pm)
Start at the Angel, walk in and around Upper Street and through the 'hole in the wall' and be transported back into another era when life was hard. ( )
2016-09-25
£5   (10am-5pm)
The weekend is packed full of arena displays, falconry, sheep dogs and ferret racing and the famous dancing sheep show. ( )
2016-09-25

Photo of  Countryside Live

£10   (11am-5pm)
The Museum Depot, which is usually closed to the public, will be opening its doors for the A Logo for London Open Weekend. ( )
2016-09-25

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The Isokon Gallery tells the remarkable story of the Isokon apartment building, opened in 1934 as a progressive experiment in new ways of urban living (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Sep)

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Photo of Isokon Gallery Open Day

The Blue House was artist Alpha Diagne's home in the Jungle, the refugee camp in Calais. (Ending Soon Wed, 28th Sep)

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Photo of The Blue House by Alpha Diagne

Free  
Gaze into a giant glowing two-part heart created using cutting-edge technology and traditional craft methods. (Ending Soon Fri, 30th Sep)

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Visit the palace, see the 19 state rooms and an exhibition about the Queen's wardrobe. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Oct)

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Photo of Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

Scottish Artists brings together paintings, drawings and miniatures collected by monarchs from George III to Queen Victoria. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Oct)

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Photo of Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

Free  
Explore the third Barbican Exhibition which traces the controversial design of the residential development, (Ends on Sun, 16th Oct)

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Free  
A public photography project, art installation and exhibition.  (Ends on Sun, 30th Oct)

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£4  
An exhibition marking the bicentenary of the opening of the first section of the Regent's canal from Paddington to Camden Town (Ends on Mon, 31st Oct)

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Follow a 565-million-year journey and discover how the intertwined history of colour and vision has shaped the natural world. (Ends on Sun, 6th Nov)

2016-09-25

Photo of Colour and Vision

This small display celebrates the traditions associated with love, courtship and marriage in Iran and neighbouring regions. (Ends on Sun, 20th Nov)

2016-09-25

Photo of Courting to contract - love and marriage in Iran

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

£10  
Regular guided tours around Rotherhithe including a climb down into the Brunel shaft above a railway tunnel.. ( )
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Free  
Hackney's oldest building will be open to the public. Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney. ( )
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£2  
Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath. ( )
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Walking Tours of London

£12  
You’ll see over 15 locations from the show, both new and old, including sites.
£10  
Regular guided tours around Rotherhithe including a climb down into the Brunel shaft above a railway tunnel.. ( )
£13.33  
Join me on a journey from Temple Station to (the original) Temple Bar; walking the steps of activists, hacks, cabbies and lawyers ( )
£18  
Forget the hype: London is a rubbish city! Rejoice in the junk and wonder at the waste on this winding trail of muck and trash.  ( )
£9  
Start at the Angel, walk in and around Upper Street and through the 'hole in the wall' and be transported back into another era when life was hard. ( )