What's on in London on Tuesday 1st August 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


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Top things to do in London on Tue 1st Aug 2017

An evening in the Sir John Soane's Museum with the rooms lit by candles.
 6pm to 9pm
 
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Performing his acclaimed original score to a screening of the film, pianist and composer Dmytro Morykit reveals a modern take on this classic of early cinema.
 Starts at 7:30pm
 
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Dr Emily Mayhew will take us through the development of medicine and injury in wartime, stretching from the First World War to the modern day.
 2pm to 3pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition exploring the Royal Parks's history, with rarely seen artefacts including oil paintings, photographs, and historical documents. (Closing soon Fri, 11th Aug)

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 Parks: Our Shared Heritage

£12

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 5:30pm)
Experience the beautiful and sublime work of one of Japan’s greatest artists. (Closing soon Sun, 13th Aug)

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Hokusai -  Beyond the Great Wave

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition explores changes in gardening trends over the lifetime of the show from the 1960s to the present day. (Closing soon Fri, 18th Aug)

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Gardeners' World at 50

£15

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots  (Closing soon Sat, 19th Aug)

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Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The most complete range of archaeological objects unearthed by Crossrail has gone on display. (Closing soon Mon, 21st Aug)

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Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 8pm)
The exhibition shows - in schematized images - details of completed projects by JSWD Architects. (Closing soon Tue, 22nd Aug)

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JSWD Architects - hautnah

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 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'. (Closing soon Wed, 23rd Aug)

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Edmund Clark: War of Terror

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 5pm)
Explore the struggle for legitimacy and power during the Wars of the Roses, and the advent of the Tudor dynasty. (Closing soon Fri, 25th Aug)

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Blood Royal: Picturing the Tudor Monarchy

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 5:30pm)
This is the first exhibition devoted to landscape drawings and watercolours by British artists in the Victorian and modern eras. (Closing soon Sun, 27th Aug)

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British watercolour landscapes 1850–1950

Free

(Tuesday, 1st Aug - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition documents the rise of London’s artists through a display of limited edition prints on loan from British Land. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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Regular Events on Tue 1st Aug 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

 
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.  ()
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A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London.
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm