What's to do in London on Tuesday, 30th October 2012

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

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Special Events in London on Tue, 30th Oct 2012

10:00 AMGo Batty for Bats (Kensington)
Booking Required
Learn about these nocturnal creatures and make a cosy bat box for one of the many different species that live in London.
(Cost: £15)
6:00 PMLast Tuesdays (Regent Street)
Monthly open evening at the HQ of the UK's architecture group with talks and tours throughout the evening.
(Cost: Free)
6:00 PMThe Great Pox (Barbican)
Free Event
A talk about the history of 'the pox' from its arrival in Europe in the 15th century.
7:00 PMThe Roundel: 100 Artists Remake a London Icon (South Kensington)
Booking Required
At this event, Jonathan Glancey will chair a discussion concerning the themes surrounding the publication of this new book.
(Cost: £9)


Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

9:00 AM ILUZJON - The Polish Poster Movie Show
Free Event
Iluzjon is an exhibition that showcases the very best of Polish film and theatre posters from the 1960s and 1970s (Ending Soon! Tue, 30th Oct)
1:00 PM Addressing the Need: The Graphic Design of the Eames Office (Ealing)
Free Event
An exhibition about America’s iconic 20th century design couple - Charles and Ray Eames. (Ending Soon! Sat, 3rd Nov)
12:00 PM The Brewer’s Art: a history of brewing in chiswick (Chiswick)
Free Event
This exhibition will look at the history of brewing in chiswick, (Ending Soon! Sun, 11th Nov)
12:00 PM Akihisa Hirata: Tangling (Southwark)
Free Event
Over a hundred study models and conceptual sketches will be presented on and within the structure, as well as an interview with the architect (Ending Soon! Sat, 17th Nov)
All Day Dickens and Music (Camden)
Free Event
An exhibition about Charles Dickens little known interest in music composition. (Ending Soon! Thu, 20th Dec)
10:00 AM Kathakali - An exhibition (Ilford)
Free Event
This exhibition explores the world of Kathakali, the male classical dance drama from Kerala, South India. (Ending Soon! Sat, 22nd Dec)
9:00 AM Museum and Gardens of the Royal College of Physicians (Camden)
Free Event
Visit our Museum, Medicinal Garden and free exhibition ‘Curious anatomys: an extraordinary story of dissection and discovery’. (Ending Soon! Mon, 31st Dec)
10:00 AM Giving our Past a Future: The Work of The World Monuments Fund, Britain (Holborn)
Free Event
An exhibition of a selection of completed and ongoing projects by the The World Monuments Fund (Ending Soon! Sat, 26th Jan)
10:00 AM 100 Years of Street Architecture (Picadilly)
Free Event
This exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ending Soon! Sun, 27th Jan)


Regular Events on Tuesday, 30th October 2012

(typically repeat each week)

2:00 PMTour of Mansion House
Weekly tours of the splendour of the home of the Lord Mayor of London
(Cost: £6 (concessions £4))
7:30 PMHalloween Ghost Walk (Arkley)
Booking Required
A ghostly, ghoulish guided walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley, the second most haunted village in England.
(Cost: £7, under 12s £3)


Walking Tours on Tuesday, 30th October 2012

2:00 PM
Weekly tours of the splendour of the home of the Lord Mayor of London(£6 (concessions £4))
7:30 PM
B A ghostly, ghoulish guided walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley, the second most haunted village in England.(£7, under 12s £3)