What's on in London on Tuesday 28th 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 Tue 28th Feb 2017

£15.00

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), will give a special presentation on BIG’s work in London.  ()
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BIG projects with Kai-Uwe Bergmann

This lecture will examine how the legal process for consenting ‘nationally significant’ wind farms shapes our knowledge of landscape.
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Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 2pm to 3pm)
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.  ()
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Paul Nash and other war artists

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
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.  ()
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Queer and the state

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
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.  ()
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Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 6:30pm to 9pm)
Universal social policies have the power to reduce inequality and create more cohesive societies. But how can countries in the South deliver universalism?   ()
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Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 6pm to 7pm)
What happens when power, communications, and transport are all disrupted, when shops cannot function, and when most people cannot find out what is happening?   ()
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Living Without Electricity

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£4

(Tuesday, 28th 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

(Tuesday, 28th 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

(Tuesday, 28th 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

(Tuesday, 28th 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

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - All Day)
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.

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Hair by Sam McKnight

Free

(Tuesday, 28th 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

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 10:30am to 5pm)
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

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
See the shortlisted proposals for Trafalgar Square's 2018 and 2020 Fourth Plinth commissions

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Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 9:30am to 5pm)
Photographer Eugenio Grosso takes you on a photographic journey through time from the foundation of London to the present.

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£12

(Tuesday, 28th Feb - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition sees Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work, Flaming June, return to the artist's house from Puerto Rico.

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Flaming June: The Making of an Icon

 

Regular Events on Tue 28th Feb 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 28th 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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