What's on in London on Tuesday 31st 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 Tue 31st Jan 2017

Free

(Tuesday, 31st Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Can our current governance mechanisms lessen these risks and empower us to adopt new technologies? Or do we need new laws and guidelines?  ()
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Do we need robot law?

£12.00

(Tuesday, 31st Jan - 7pm to 8:30pm)
An evening exploring the way that the world has been divided up into territories, with often arbitrary borders drawn on the global map.  ()
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Power, Territory and Borders

£8.00
A talk about how Florence Nightingale, who hated having her portrait taken became an enduring image of nursing.  ()
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Florence Nightingale’s Reluctant Life in Portraiture

Free

(Tuesday, 31st Jan - 1:15pm to 1:55pm)
This lecture will explore the techniques that the EU uses to extend the application of its laws to countries outside of the EU.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 31st 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

(Tuesday, 31st 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

(Tuesday, 31st 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

(Tuesday, 31st 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

(Tuesday, 31st Jan - 10am to 7:30pm)
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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(Tuesday, 31st 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

(Tuesday, 31st 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

(Tuesday, 31st 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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£12

(Tuesday, 31st 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 Tue 31st Jan 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.  ()
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Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London.
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A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Tue 31st Jan 2017

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 18th Feb at 07:30am


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