What's on in London on Wednesday 16th 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 Wed 16th Aug 2017

In this talk, Dr Catherine Fletcher (Swansea University) will explore the exponential rise in the production, sale and ownership of handguns in the first half of the 16th century.
 5pm to 6:30pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 16th 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, 16th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots  (Closing soon Sat, 19th Aug)

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Free

(Wednesday, 16th 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, 16th 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, 16th 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, 16th 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, 16th 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, 16th 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

(Wednesday, 16th 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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#LondonTrending

£7

(Wednesday, 16th Aug - 12pm to 9pm)
A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with live dance. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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+/- Human

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 16th 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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Enjoy an after hours tour of Southwark Cathedral and discover 900 years of history.
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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