What's on in London on Saturday 27th 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 Sat 27th May 2017

£10.00

(Saturday, 27th May - Starts at 11am)
Guided tours of the London Transport museum's archive of posters and artwork.  ()
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Monthly Art and poster store tours

£15.00
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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Pride, Power and Politics: a tour of the Tower's LGBT+ histories

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£19.50

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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.

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£16

(Saturday, 27th May - 10am to 6pm)
Learn about the artistic relationship between two great Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo, from the 1510s through to the 1540s.

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Michelangelo & Sebastiano

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

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Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square

Free

(Saturday, 27th May - 10am to 5pm)
This new exhibition explores the personal stories of those who fought during WW1 and the families they left behind.

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Echoes Across the Century

£15

(Saturday, 27th May - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots

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Free

(Saturday, 27th May - 10am to 6pm)
The most complete range of archaeological objects unearthed by Crossrail has gone on display.

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Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail

Free

(Saturday, 27th 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'.

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Edmund Clark: War of Terror

£10

(Saturday, 27th May - 10am to 6pm)
Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition.

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People Power: Fighting for Peace

Free

(Saturday, 27th May - All Day)
This exhibition investigates the rapidly evolving role of big data in all our lives and how it is being used to transform the world around us.

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Our Lives in Data

 

Regular Events on Sat 27th May 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.  ()
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?  ()
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Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 27th May 2017

Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes  ()
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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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