London Events Happening in July 2014

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

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


Tuesday, 29th Jul

6:00 PMPhilip Astley, Circus Showman - From Westminster Bridge to the World (Cheapside, City of London)
B Mike Rendell discusses the 18th-century entrepreneur Philip Astley, called the founder of the modern circus.
(Cost: £5.95)


Wednesday, 30th Jul

6:20 PMGhostsigns Walking Tour (Stoke Newington)
B Whispers of advertising past are the focus of this walking tour through Stoke Newington, taking in some of London’s best ghostsigns
(Cost: £12.50)
6:45 PMScience Museum Lates (South Kensington)
F Monthly late night adults only opening at the Science Museum.
7:00 PM‘London Irish Fictions’ with John Healy and Tony Murray (Islington)
F A talk by the author of a book studying the literature of the Irish in London.


Thursday, 31st Jul

tbaGin Tasting (Chiswick)
B A lecture on the history of, and a tasting of gin.
(Cost: £20)
6:00 PMClerkenwell pubs and breweries walk (Farringdon)
B A walk around the streets of Clerkenwell to look at the many pubs, breweries and distilleries that sprung up
(Cost: £8)
6:30 PMJuly Late: 2 Willow Road, 1939 (Hampstead)
B Discover the stylish spaces of 2 Willow Road, home of architect Ernö Goldfinger and his artist wife, Ursula, at this intimate after hours event,
(Cost: £9)
7:45 PMDr Jacqueline Simpson: The Folklore of Discworld (Liverpool Street)
B Take a trip to Discworld with award-winning author Dr Jacqueline Simpson.
(Cost: £3)