What's on in London on Wednesday 18th 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 Wed 18th Jan 2017

A talk about a recent theory that China's Terracotta Army was influenced in some ways by Ancient Greek sculptures.   ()
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Western Wind and Local Soil: The Fascinating Creation of the Terracotta Army

£12.50
A talk about the vigilante policy against drugs and crime being pursued by the Philippines new President.  ()
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Death Squads and Diplomacy: Drug War in The Philippines

£7.50

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - 7:30pm to 10:30pm)
Nerd Nite London is a monthly event where three speakers give 18-21 minute fun-yet-informative talks across all disciplines, while the audience drinks along.  ()
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£9.50

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - Starts at 8:45pm)
A screening of the cult classic movie on a big screen.  ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - 4pm to 11pm)
The Canary Wharf estate is being lit up throughout January by a lighting display comprising angels, glowing graffiti and floating poetry. (Closing soon Fri, 27th Jan)

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Winter Lights 2017: Angel Wings and Floating Poetry

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

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - 12pm to 7pm)
The artwork used for the print elements in the Harry Potter movies displayed by the original artists. (Closing soon Sat, 4th Feb)

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Harry Potter film artwork exhibition

£19

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
This major exhibition of over 80 works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Feb)

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Picasso Portraits

Free

(Wednesday, 18th 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. (Closing soon Wed, 8th Feb)

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Skating on Ice

Free

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - 9am to 10pm)
An art and light installation made from materials recycled from a 2015 sculpture. (Closing soon Fri, 10th Feb)

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Mise-en-abyme

Free

(Wednesday, 18th Jan - All Day)
Celebrate some of the most popular entertainments of Victorian times (Closing soon Sun, 12th Feb)

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 Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun

Free
This exhibition raises important questions about historical examples of forced migration and Britain’s response in the past. (Closing soon Fri, 17th Feb)

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Walking Tours of London on Wed 18th 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 Sat 28th Jan at 07:30am


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