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.



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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 in October 2012

Theatre plays on 27th October 2012


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
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))
1:00 PMAn exhibition about America’s iconic 20th century design couple - Charles and Ray Eames. (Ending Soon! Sat, 3rd Nov)
12:00 PMThis exhibition will look at the history of brewing in chiswick, (Ends on Sun, 11th Nov)
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)
All DayAn exhibition about Charles Dickens little known interest in music composition. (Ends on Thu, 20th Dec)
10:00 AMThis exhibition explores the world of Kathakali, the male classical dance drama from Kerala, South India. (Ends on Sat, 22nd Dec)
10:00 AMThis exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)