What's on in London on Friday 26th May 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 Fri 26th May 2017

This after-hours tour explores the history of the Tower of London through the lens of changing attitudes to gender and sexuality,  ()
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2017-05-26

Pride, Power and Politics: a tour of the Tower's LGBT+ histories

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£19.50

(Friday, 26th May - Starts at 12am)
One of the most popular and influential British artists of the twentieth century returns to Tate Britain for his most comprehensive exhibition yet.

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David Hockney

£10

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores Moscow as it was imagined by a bold new generation of architects and designers in the 1920s and early 1930s.

2017-05-26
£16

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 9pm)
Learn about the artistic relationship between two great Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo, from the 1510s through to the 1540s.

2017-05-26

Michelangelo & Sebastiano

Free
This exhibition presents a renewed examination of two iconic architectural schemes proposed for the same site in the City of London.

2017-05-26

Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square

Free

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 4pm)
A display about the work of doctors who gave anaesthesia and pain relief to the wounded during the Battle of the Somme

2017-05-26

The Price of a Mile

Free

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 5pm)
This new exhibition explores the personal stories of those who fought during WW1 and the families they left behind.

2017-05-26

Echoes Across the Century

Collector of rarities, debunker of myths, inspiration to writers and doctors alike, conjuror of words, owner of a live ostrich and expert witness at a witch trial.

2017-05-26

A cabinet of rarities': the curious collections of Sir Thomas Browne

£15

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots

2017-05-26
Free

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 6pm)
The most complete range of archaeological objects unearthed by Crossrail has gone on display.

2017-05-26

Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail

Free

(Friday, 26th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition brings together several series of work by artist-photographer Edmund Clark to explore the hidden experiences of state control during the 'Global War on Terror'.

2017-05-26

Edmund Clark: War of Terror

 

Regular Events on Fri 26th May 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery,
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Walking Tours of London on Fri 26th May 2017

Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery,
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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