Events on Monday, 29th Oct 2012 - What's on in London


Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London today.


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

 

One-Off Events Happening Today Only
6:30 PMAn evening of conversation with BBC’s Robert Elms and the authors of the new book Underground - How the Tube shaped London (Covent Garden)
B During the event, Robert and the authors will discuss some of the more notable moments in the history of the Tube.
(Cost: £5)
7:30 PMThe Animated Atomic (Camden)
F This talk explores how the paradoxical realm of the atomic was ‘materialised’ on TV during the Cold War.

More things to do in London this Month

 

Regular Events on Today (typically repeat each week)
6:30 PMGuided tours of the London Library
F B Discover the world’s largest independent lending library, steeped in history and housing a fascinating and varied collection.
7:30 PMHalloween Ghost Walk
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 ILUZJON - The Polish Poster Movie Show
9:00 AMIluzjon is an exhibition that showcases the very best of Polish film and theatre posters from the 1960s and 1970s (Ending Soon! Tue, 30th Oct)
F Dickens and Music (Camden)
All DayAn exhibition about Charles Dickens little known interest in music composition. (Ends on Thu, 20th Dec)
F Game, Set and Lodge: Freemasons and Sport
10:00 AMAn exhibition about famous sportsmen who were also Freemasons (Ends on Fri, 21st Dec)
F Museum and Gardens of the Royal College of Physicians (Camden)
9:00 AMVisit our Museum, Medicinal Garden and free exhibition ‘Curious anatomys: an extraordinary story of dissection and discovery’. (Ends on Mon, 31st Dec)
F 100 Years of Street Architecture (Picadilly)
10:00 AMThis exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)

Location Map for Today's Events

Note: only lists venues with fixed locations - not guided walks unless a start point is known.