What's on in London on Saturday 28th 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 28th Jan 2017

Free

(Saturday, 28th Jan - Starts at 12am)
A weekend of installations, performances, talks and workshops highlighting and responding to our city’s air pollution crisis.  ()
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Space to Breathe

£15.00

(Saturday, 28th Jan - 2:30pm to 4pm)
An afternoon of music, discussion and performance to celebrate the lesser-known life of P G Wodehouse.  ()
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P G Wodehouse: A Musical Celebration

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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, 28th 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

Free

(Saturday, 28th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
Clay dug up from underneath London Bridge railway station has been handed to local potters to turn into artworks. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Feb)

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The London Bridge Clay Project

Free

(Saturday, 28th 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

(Saturday, 28th 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

(Saturday, 28th 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

(Saturday, 28th 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

(Saturday, 28th Jan - 10am to 5:50pm)
A display of botanical and zoological watercolours by natural history artists Franz and Ferdinand Bauer. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Feb)

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 Images of Nature

£4

(Saturday, 28th Jan - 10am to 4:30pm)
Material from the Laburnum Boat Club project has been redisplayed in this exhibition by London Canal Museum. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Feb)

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(Saturday, 28th Jan - All Day)
An exhibition showing how maps changed how we look at the world, from Beck's tube map to spy maps. (Closing soon Wed, 1st Mar)

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Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line

 

Regular Events on Sat 28th Jan 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes  ()
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A guided walking tour of the lower part of the River Fleet's course, London's most well known lost river with Paul Talling, author of London's Lost Rivers
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 28th 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

07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river

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