Things to do in London in November 2020

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The ianVisits guide to November's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Sunday 1st November

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
clock All Day
 
location Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
clock 11am to 5pm
 
location Southwark

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Monday 2nd November


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Professor Pittock will ask what kind of man was Charles, what were his ideas and day to day life like, what might have happened if he had won in 1745, and what even in defeat his legacy changed for Britain and its Empire.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

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Tuesday 3rd November

Surprisingly, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

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Wednesday 4th November


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Father and son, William and Robert Cecil, not only dominated politics for much of Elizabeth I and James I reign but dominated architectural fashion.
 6pm to 7pm
 
Ruling Passions: The Architecture of the Cecils

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Thursday 5th November

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Friday 6th November

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Saturday 7th November

Each session will showcase an extensive range of whiskies to try - all of which are included in the ticket price.
clock All Day
 
location Clapton
The National Whisky Festival of Scotland: London Edition
Three hours of unique whisky tastings.
clock 12pm to :
 
location Clapton
The National Whisky Festival
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
clock 2pm to 5pm
 
location Tooting

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Sunday 8th November

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Monday 9th November


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This book launch will look at the history of debates about human sexual encounters with other species.
 6pm to 7pm
 
Loving Animals: Historical Reflections on Bestiality, Zoophilia and Post-Human Love

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Tuesday 10th November

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Wednesday 11th November

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Thursday 12th November

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Friday 13th November

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Saturday 14th November

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang at the Tower of London and Green Park to mark HRH Prince of Wales' Birthday.
clock 12pm to 1:30pm
 
Royal Gun Salutes in Green Park and at the Tower of London

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Sunday 15th November

Over 100 vehicles, spanning the decades and representing the field of conflict from around the world, are expected for this annual Military Vehicles Day.
clock 10am to 4pm
 
location Weybridge
Military Vehicles Day
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place.
clock Starts at 12pm
 
location Euston
 Retro games fair

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Monday 16th November

Surprisingly, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

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Tuesday 17th November


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This lecture introduces the mathematics of pitch, scales, and just temperament.
 1pm to 2pm
 
The Sound of Mathematics

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Wednesday 18th November

Westminster Abbey will offer free entry to visitors at a special Wednesday Lates evening.
clock 4:30pm to 7pm
 
location Pimlico
Westminster Abbey at Night
This lecture probes the poet's relationship with an adopted language, acknowledging losses and gains, and offers a glimpse into the experience of writing in-between languages
clock 5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
location Euston
Crossing Languages

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Radio astronomy can tell us about the distribution of magnetic fields in the Universe, and reveal striking structures which have no comparable counterpart at visible wavelengths.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Cosmic Vision: Watching the Radio
This lecture looks back at its final months, from the time the camp reached its murderous peak, after the mass deportations of Jews from Hungary, to the arrival of Soviet soldiers in January 1945.
 6pm to 7pm
 
Fatal Months: Auschwitz and the End of the Second World War
Ever wonder how old your local pub or church is? This talk will show you how to find out.
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Speed Dating – Identifying the Age of Historic Buildings

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Thursday 19th November

A notice that the Thames Barrier and the Barking Barrier will have their monthly test closures today.
clock 9:30am to 12pm
 
Thames and Barking barrier monthly closures

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What do portrayals of the Evil Queen tell us about witchcraft, fears of the power of aging women, and the valorisation of youth, beauty, and domesticity?
 6pm to 7pm
 
Snow White: Evil Witches

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Friday 20th November

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Saturday 21st November

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Sunday 22nd November

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Monday 23rd November


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This lecture will explore how artificial intelligence (AI) will meet the challenges posed by big data to help answer fundamental questions of the cosmos.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Understanding the Universe with AI
110 years to the day after the execution of Dr Crippen, Roger Dalrymple talks about how this murder caused a sensation at the time.
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Roger Dalrymple, Crippen

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Tuesday 24th November

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Wednesday 25th November


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This lecture will consider the shifting geography of ill health in the UK and globally, and its implications.
 6pm to 7pm
 
The Changing Geography of Ill Health

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Thursday 26th November


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Free Plato
This talk focuses on Plato’s masterpiece, the Republic, but also considers the importance of the dialogues which are set during the very last days of Socrates.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Plato

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Friday 27th November

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Saturday 28th November

A monthly opening of the House of Dreams in East Dulwich - a house given over entirely to a unique form of art.
clock 10am to 5pm
 
location East Dulwich
Monthly open day at the House of Dreams

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Sunday 29th November

A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
clock 10am to 4pm
 
location Enfield Town
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
clock 2pm to 4:30pm
 
location Hackney

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Monday 30th November


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When Darwin finally published the On the Origin of Species, he tried to avoid controversy by ignoring human origins. Yet evolution was soon being attacked as the godless ‘monkey theory’.
 6pm to 7pm
 
Making a Monkey out of Darwin

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