What's on in London: Tuesday, 30th 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
10:00 AM
B 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 PM
Monthly open evening at the HQ of the UK's architecture group with talks and tours throughout the evening.(Cost: Free)
6:00 PM
F A talk about the history of 'the pox' from its arrival in Europe in the 15th century.
7:00 PM
B At this event, Jonathan Glancey will chair a discussion concerning the themes surrounding the publication of this new book.(Cost: £9)

More things to do in London this Month

 

Walking Tours
2:00 PM
Weekly tours of the splendour of the home of the Lord Mayor of London(Cost: £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.(Cost: £7, under 12s £3)

 

Temporary Exhibitions Open Today
F
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
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, (Ending Soon! 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
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
10:00 AMAn exhibition of a selection of completed and ongoing projects by the The World Monuments Fund (Ends on Sat, 26th Jan)
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)