What's on in London on Wednesday 9th 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 Wed 9th Aug 2017

A pop-up exhibition curated by top archaeologists and handle objects used in the reconstruction of the Temple of Mithras.
 12pm to 5pm
 
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An evening exploring artistic responses to India’s journey to independence from British rule.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
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Warning from Space is a classic example of tokusatsu cinema, a special effects heavy subgenre of Japanese film.
 Starts at 7:30pm
 
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Discover the beautiful stained glass of Southwark Cathedral and the stories behind them.
 6:15pm to 7:15pm
 
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Professor Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University of London) will discuss a manuscript copied c.1200 – the sole source for the fateful and still intriguing events that led to the invention of the child murder accusation against Jews.
 5pm to 6:30pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 9th 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An exhibition exploring the Royal Parks's history, with rarely seen artefacts including oil paintings, photographs, and historical documents.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

(Wednesday, 9th 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

(Wednesday, 9th 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

(Wednesday, 9th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots  (Closing soon Sat, 19th Aug)

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Free

(Wednesday, 9th 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

(Wednesday, 9th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
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

(Wednesday, 9th 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

(Wednesday, 9th 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

(Wednesday, 9th 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

(Wednesday, 9th 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


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 9th 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