What's on in London: Saturday, 27th October 2012


Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.


F Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)
B Pre-Booking required.

 

One-Off Events Happening Today Only
All Day
To mark the end of British Summer Time, the Foundling Museum is celebrating all things horological.(Cost: Events are free with museum entry - £7.50)
10:30 AM
B The London Ghost Conference is a day dedicated to talks covering many hauntings in the London. (Cost: £20)
10:30 AM
Meet an array of amazing rainforest minibeasts including snakes, giant millipedes and whip spiders, and find out more about them.(Cost: £9.99 (access to entire site))
11:00 AM
B Learn the art of paper cutting in this workshop for adults led by artist Claire Brewster whose work is inspired by the natural environment. (Cost: £15)
11:00 AM
F Free entry to the Old Operating Theatre to mark the 50th anniversary of its discovery and restoration.
11:00 AM
F A chance to see inside the Pathology Museum - for a display of anatomically correct cakes
4:00 PM
B Hear about some of Simon’s epic adventures filming his captivating BBC TV travel documentaries,(Cost: £15)

More things to do in London this Month

 

Regular Events on Today (typically repeat each week)
8:00 PM
F London's only free working telescope observatory is open every Fri/Sat event during the winter months with volunteers to show off the night sky

 

Walking Tours
2:00 PM
B Our tour of Dulwich lasts around 3 hours and leads you on a gentle walking tour through an area rich in history and landmarks.(Cost: £20)
7:30 PM
B A ghostly, ghoulish guided walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley, the second most haunted village in England.(Cost: £7, under 12s £3)

 

Temporary Exhibitions Open Today
F
All DayExplore the rich and surprising history of Woodford in this special exhibition by Redbridge Museum.  (Ending Soon! Sat, 27th Oct)
11:00 AMPOP! will explore the impact of music, art and personality on the development of the fashion of the times. (Ending Soon! Sat, 27th Oct) (Cost: £7)
10:00 AM The exhibition is the largest of its kind and includes previously unseen historic material and exciting new artworks by leading artists. (Ending Soon! Sun, 28th Oct) (Cost: £13.50 (inc access to entire museum))
F
1:00 PMAn exhibition about America’s iconic 20th century design couple - Charles and Ray Eames. (Ending Soon! Sat, 3rd Nov)
F
12:00 PMThis exhibition will look at the history of brewing in chiswick, (Ends on Sun, 11th Nov)
F
12:00 PMOver a hundred study models and conceptual sketches will be presented on and within the structure, as well as an interview with the architect (Ends on Sat, 17th Nov)
F
All DayAn exhibition about Charles Dickens little known interest in music composition. (Ends on Thu, 20th Dec)
F
10:00 AMThis exhibition explores the world of Kathakali, the male classical dance drama from Kerala, South India. (Ends on Sat, 22nd Dec)
F
10:00 AMThis exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)