What's on in London on Thursday 23rd February 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 Thu 23rd Feb 2017

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 6pm to 7pm)
Join Scott Nolan who uses rarely-seen archive material to explore the treatment of the wounded and the early development of modern plastic surgery.  ()
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Scars of Jutland

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 6pm to :)
A panel of speakers debate their historical, social, political and personal views of self-harm.  ()
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£10.00
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.  ()
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A style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Neo-Georgian

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.  ()
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Machines and Machinations: Panama Canal, Its History and Construction

£4.40

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - Starts at 7:45pm)
Scott Wood, host of the London Fortean Society attempts to dissect these clowns and unravel how it came about.  ()
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A series of evening talks that uncovers the stories of Southwark and the cathedral at its heart.  ()
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Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 5:30pm to 7:30pm)
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.  ()
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Advance of the Tanks

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 12:30pm to 1:30pm)
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.  ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 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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Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 12pm to 6pm)
This is an exhibition that displays talent from across the spectrum of British craftsmanship. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Feb)

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Splendour - Art in Living Craftsmanship

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 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

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 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

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 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

£8

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 10am to 5pm)
Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Mar)

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Am I Rembrandt?

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London.

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Robert Adam's London

£13

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - All Day)
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.

2017-02-23

Hair by Sam McKnight

Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 9:30am to 5pm)
Isabelle Émilie de Tessier was a London actress, cartoonist and illustrator who worked under the pseudonym 'Marie Duval'. This exhibition at Guildhall Library is the first one dedicated solely to Duval's work as a nineteenth century pioneer of the art of comics.

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Free

(Thursday, 23rd Feb - 10:30am to 8pm)
An exhibition of traditional embroidered textiles from the lands of the Indus, Afghanistan, the Near East and Central Asia.

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 Embroidered Tales and Woven Dreams

 

Regular Events on Thu 23rd Feb 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Thu 23rd Feb 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 Fri 9th Jun at 03:30pm


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