What's on in London on Friday 20th 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 Fri 20th Jan 2017

£1

(Friday, 20th Jan - 7:30pm to 9pm)
Talk and a chance to get old household items identified and dated by a historian.  ()
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(Friday, 20th Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Join author Franny Moyle as she casts new light on the man himself.  ()
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Dispelling the myths of Turner

£11.55

(Friday, 20th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
The South’s Largest Model Engineering & Modelling Exhibition. Regarded as one of the leading model shows in the UK this exhibition attracts thousands of visitors.  ()
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London Model Engineering Exhibition

£10
An evening with journalist and broadcaster, Joan Bakewell.  ()
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Witness to our Times: Joan Bakewell with Peter Hennessy

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Friday, 20th 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

(Friday, 20th 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
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

(Friday, 20th 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

(Friday, 20th 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

(Friday, 20th 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

(Friday, 20th 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
Celebrate some of the most popular entertainments of Victorian times

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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.

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Regular Events on Fri 20th Jan 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery,
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Walking Tours of London on Fri 20th Jan 2017

Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery,
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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