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What's on in London during February 2017

The IanVisits guide to unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Thursday, 23rd February

Patricia Espinosa will be joined by Nicholas Stern and Sam Fankhauser for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities that countries will face as they implement the Paris Agreement. ( )
2017-02-23
A screening of The Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks (1917) introduced by Dr Toby Haggith, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museum. ( )
2017-02-23

Hear about the construction of one of the wonders of the modern world. Leanne has lectured on the Panama Canal for the cruise industry and has been through the locks 17 times. ( )
2017-02-23

A panel of speakers debate their historical, social, political and personal views of self-harm. ( )
2017-02-23
Join Scott Nolan who uses rarely-seen archive material to explore the treatment of the wounded and the early development of modern plastic surgery. ( )
2017-02-23

Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Neo-Georgian with Julian Holder and Elizabeth McKellar. ( )
2017-02-23

A series of evening talks that uncovers the stories of Southwark and the cathedral at its heart. ( )
2017-02-23
Scott Wood, host of the London Fortean Society attempts to dissect these clowns and unravel how it came about. ( )
2017-02-23

Sunday, 26th February

The Seething Festival has held an essential role for hundreds of years in bringing the whole community together. ( )
2017-02-26

more events on Sunday, 26th February

Monday, 27th February

On the day before pancakes, eat all the bacon in your home.
2017-02-27
This talk will focus on the transmission of scientific and practical knowledge among small-scale oral cultures across the world, drawing on Australian Aboriginal, Native American, African and Pacific cultures.  ( )
2017-02-27

more events on Monday, 27th February

Tuesday, 28th February

This lecture will examine how the legal process for consenting ‘nationally significant’ wind farms shapes our knowledge of landscape.
2017-02-28
Tate Archive curator, Darragh O’Donoghue, and First World War Diverse Histories Researcher, Louise Bell, will deliver a talk on Paul Nash and other war artists. ( )
2017-02-28

What happens when power, communications, and transport are all disrupted, when shops cannot function, and when most people cannot find out what is happening?  ( )
2017-02-28

This talk will delve into previously closed secret police and government files to explore how queer spaces were targeted and spied on in the 1920s and 1930s, enabling you to discover the resilience of the community in response. ( )
2017-02-28

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), will give a special presentation on BIG’s work in London. ( )
2017-02-28

In this lecture, Mark Bradley explores how changes in US culture and thought from the 1940-70s changed the American idea of what it means to be free. ( )
2017-02-28
Universal social policies have the power to reduce inequality and create more cohesive societies. But how can countries in the South deliver universalism?  ( )
2017-02-28