What's to do in London on Wednesday, 5th February 2014

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 Wed, 5th Feb 2014

6:30 PM What Have You Got to Hide? (Holborn)
Free Event
What should be the future role of the media, if any, in holding the security services to account?
6:30 PMLecture: What is Money?...and Why Does it Matter?
Free Event Booking Required Felix Martin will give a lecture about the nature of money and the mythologies that we build around it.
6:30 PMGreat Houses of London (Tottenham Court Road)
A talk about some of the lesser-known architectural gems of London, most of them inaccessible to the general public.
(Cost: £10)


Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

9:00 AM Out of Ice (Camden)
Free Event
An exhibition comprising environments created with ice and ice melt, constructions, films and projections of ice systems. (Ending Soon! Fri, 7th Feb)
All Day Foreign Bodies, Common Ground (Camden)
Free Event
What happens when you set up six artist residencies in different medical research centres throughout the world? (Ending Soon! Sun, 9th Feb)
12:00 PM Bring me laughter (Bloomsbury)
An exhibition of cartoon caricatures. (Ending Soon! Sun, 23rd Feb) (Cost: £5.50)
10:00 AM Four Four Jew: Football, Fans and Faith (Camden)
A major new exhibition by Jewish Museum London exploring the untold story of Jews and football. (Ending Soon! Sun, 23rd Feb) (Cost: £7.50)
10:00 AM Toys: A Serious Business (Walthamstow)
Free Event
An exhibition that looks at local toy factories - Wells Brimtoy, famous for their range of tin-plate toys and Britains. (Ending Soon! Sun, 23rd Feb)
All Day Music Hall in London (Barbican)
Free Event
An exhibition documenting the rise and decline of London’s wonderful Music Hall tradition. (Ending Soon! Thu, 27th Feb)
10:00 AM A history of Redbridge in Maps (Ilford)
Free Event
Using a range of beautiful maps, take a journey through space and time to discover over 2,000 years of local history in this Redbridge maps exhibition (Ending Soon! Sat, 1st Mar)
10:00 AM War Games (Bethnal Green)
Free Event
An exhibition that explores the relationship between conflict and children's play, and the ways toys have been influenced by warfare from 1800s (Ending Soon! Sun, 9th Mar)
All Day Georgians Revealed - Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain (Camden)
Discover the Georgians as they really were, through the objects that tell the stories of their lives. (Ending Soon! Tue, 11th Mar) (Cost: £9)
All Day Beyond El Dorado power and gold in ancient Colombia (Russell Square)
An exhibition about the myths of El Dorado in South America (Ending Soon! Sun, 23rd Mar) (Cost: £10)