What's on in London on Saturday 21st 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 21st Jan 2017

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(Saturday, 21st 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

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 21st 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, 21st 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, 21st 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

(Saturday, 21st 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, 21st 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, 21st 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, 21st 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, 21st Jan - All Day)
Celebrate some of the most popular entertainments of Victorian times

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 Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun

Free

(Saturday, 21st Jan - 11am to 7pm)
An exhibition of Soho's seedy adult art and film by the street artist, Shuby.

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This Is The Spot

 

Regular Events on Sat 21st Jan 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

A guided walking tour in and around Wapping, taking in the history & sites of the old London Docks with readings from both of Paul's books (Derelict London & London's Lost Rivers) and a whole   ()
Occasional open day at the museum of materials testing, which dates back to Victorian times.  ()
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Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.  ()
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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 21st Jan 2017

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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