What's on in London on Tuesday 8th August 2017

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


Top things to do in London on Tue 8th Aug 2017

A look at the bloody work of leeches from medieval times up until the modern age.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
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Learn about the fascinating stories of the gay men who served in the armed forces during WW1 and WW2.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
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A talk about the history of Sydenham Hill Wood & Cox's Walk at Dulwich Library in partnership with Southwark Council
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 8th 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An exhibition exploring the Royal Parks's history, with rarely seen artefacts including oil paintings, photographs, and historical documents.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, 8th 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, 8th 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, 8th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots  (Closing soon Sat, 19th Aug)

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Free

(Tuesday, 8th 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, 8th 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, 8th 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, 8th 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, 8th Aug - 10am to 8pm)
A display of life-sized nature prints prior to an auction to raise money for an environmental charity. (Closing soon Fri, 25th Aug)

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Free

(Tuesday, 8th 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

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 8th 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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Walking Tours of London on Tue 8th Aug 2017

Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
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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