What's on in London on Thursday 12th January 2017

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


Special Events in London on Thu 12th Jan 2017

Delve deeper into the personal stories, collections and themes that make up The Wiener Library’s current exhibition on refugees, past and present.  ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - All Day)
Am exhibition of some of the souvenirs people could buy from the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park. (Closing soon Thu, 12th Jan)

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Souvenirs from the Crystal Palace

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - 5pm to 6pm)
This exhibition shows off the winning photographs in the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 competition. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jan)

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 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - All Day)
Explore the impact of telegraphy on the artistic imagination and wider social consciousness in the 19th century. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Jan)

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Victorians Decoded: Art and Telegraphy

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - All Day)
A hypnotic light display based on Islamic geometry in the main foyer of the Barbican. (Closing soon Wed, 25th Jan)

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Zarah Hussain: Numina

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - 10am to 8pm)
The exhibition showcases the intricate handmade archives, indexes and scrapbooks painstakingly recorded by filmgoers and cinema obsessives, (Closing soon Fri, 27th Jan)

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Museum of the Everyday: Cinephilia and Collecting

Free
A rare display of the British Museum’s collection of shadow theatre puppets from Southeast Asia. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jan)

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Shadow puppet theatre from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - 12pm to 7pm)
The artwork used for the print elements in the Harry Potter movies displayed by the original artists.

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Harry Potter film artwork exhibition

£19

(Thursday, 12th Jan - 10am to 9pm)
This major exhibition of over 80 works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers.

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Picasso Portraits

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition looks at the popular seasonal pastime of ice skating which, in London, dates back to at least the 12th century.

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Skating on Ice

Free

(Thursday, 12th Jan - 9am to 10pm)
An art and light installation made from materials recycled from a 2015 sculpture.

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Mise-en-abyme

 

Regular Events on Thu 12th Jan 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Thu 12th Jan 2017

Stephen Turner, the artist who occupied an egg-shaped wooden vessel for three years, opens his first exhibition about the project.  ()
London's waking nightmare of murder... He came silently out of the midnight shadows of August 31, 1888.  ()
 

Tower Bridge Opening Times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 9th Jun at 03:30pm


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