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
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)
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, (Ending Soon! 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)
9:00 AMVisit our Museum, Medicinal Garden and free exhibition ‘Curious anatomys: an extraordinary story of dissection and discovery’. (Ends on Mon, 31st Dec)
10:00 AMAn exhibition of a selection of completed and ongoing projects by the The World Monuments Fund (Ends on Sat, 26th Jan)
10:00 AMThis exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)