Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
|Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)|
|6:30 PM||The Power of a Single Number: a political history of GDP|
|Why has GDP become the most powerful statistical figure in human history, and why have previous attempts to “dethrone” its importance proven futile?
|6:30 PM||Beyond Election Day: Power, Money, Government and Responsibility|
|A panel debate on a new moral direction for politics ahead of the general election.|
|All Day||London Coffee Festival (Whitechapel)|
|Four days of events about coffee with lots of different things happening throughout the weekend.
(Cost: From £11.50)
|6:30 PM||Inequality: what can be done?|
|Introducing his new book, Inequality: what can be done? , Professor Atkinson will argue we can do much more about inequality than skeptics imagine.
|6:30 PM||Jonathan Meades (South Kensington)|
|A talk by the famous writer, journalist, essayist and film-maker.
|7:45 PM||The Derbyshire Mummified Fairy|
|The hoax creator Dan Baines gives a full account of what he did, why he did it and the strange repercussions that followed.