What's on in London on Friday 27th 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 27th Jan 2017

£12.00

(Friday, 27th Jan - 7pm to 8:30pm)
Come and defy Victorian morality as British Library Publishing Editor Jon Crabb introduces you to the literary Decadents’ major preoccupations of Artifice, Intoxication, Spirituality and Death.  ()
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Decadence

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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, 27th 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

(Friday, 27th Jan - 10am to 9pm)
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

(Friday, 27th 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

(Friday, 27th 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
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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(Friday, 27th Jan - 11am to 7pm)
An exhibition of Soho's seedy adult art and film by the street artist, Shuby. (Closing soon Sat, 18th Feb)

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This Is The Spot

Free

(Friday, 27th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
This artwork is a materialisation of the paranoid delusion of James Tilly Matthews, a Bethlem patient of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. (Closing soon Fri, 24th Feb)

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Regular Events on Fri 27th 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 27th 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 Sat 28th Jan at 07:30am


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