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
Join Scott Nolan who uses rarely-seen archive material to explore the treatment of the wounded and the early development of modern plastic surgery.
A panel of speakers debate their historical, social, political and personal views of self-harm.
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.
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.
(City of London)
Scott Wood, host of the London Fortean Society attempts to dissect these clowns and unravel how it came about.
A series of evening talks that uncovers the stories of Southwark and the cathedral at its heart.
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.
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
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)
This is an exhibition that displays talent from across the spectrum of British craftsmanship. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Feb)
A display of botanical and zoological watercolours by natural history artists Franz and Ferdinand Bauer. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Feb)
Material from the Laburnum Boat Club project has been redisplayed in this exhibition by London Canal Museum. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Feb)
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)
Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Mar)
An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London.
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.
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.
An exhibition of traditional embroidered textiles from the lands of the Indus, Afghanistan, the Near East and Central Asia.
Regular Events on Thu 23rd Feb 2017
(typically repeat most weeks)
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
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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