What's on in London on Saturday 14th 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 Sat 14th Jan 2017

£15

(Saturday, 14th Jan - 11am to 12:30pm)
Explore the world of Victorian pantomime with a glass of Bucks Fizz at Kensington Palace's festive Brunchtime lecture.   ()
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Brunchtime lecture: Panto and Performance

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
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

(Saturday, 14th 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

Free

(Saturday, 14th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
Clay dug up from underneath London Bridge railway station has been handed to local potters to turn into artworks.

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The London Bridge Clay Project

Free

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th Jan - 9am to 10pm)
An art and light installation made from materials recycled from a 2015 sculpture.

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Mise-en-abyme

Free

(Saturday, 14th Jan - All Day)
Celebrate some of the most popular entertainments of Victorian times

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 Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun

 

Regular Events on Sat 14th Jan 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

An all-day guided walking tour of the Woolwich area covering both sides of the River Thames  ()
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.  ()
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Be transported back in time when, for the poor, Islington life was hard. No assistance, no NHS, no supermarket but close communities & great fun at the weekend.  ()
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?  ()
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Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 14th Jan 2017

Be transported back in time when, for the poor, Islington life was hard. No assistance, no NHS, no supermarket but close communities & great fun at the weekend.  ()
Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes  ()
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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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