What's on in London on Sunday 20th 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 Sun 20th Aug 2017

A talk about flies, by a biologist who is passionate about how mother nature navigates the problems and limitations of life.
 11am to 1pm
 
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A monthly guided history and heritage walk around the City of London's Cemetery & Crematorium.
 tba
 
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Occasional open day at one of the largest surviving historic estates in Surrey.
 1pm to 5pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th 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

(Sunday, 20th Aug - 12pm to 6pm)
A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with live dance. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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+/- Human

Free

(Sunday, 20th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Turner Prize-winner Chris Ofili unveils a new tapestry, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio  (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic

Free
I AM HERE is a Crafts Council touring exhibition of contemporary jewellery. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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I Am Here - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibiton

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 20th Aug 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Investigate the old and the new Upper Holloway, now known as Archway.  ()
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Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London  ()
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 20th Aug 2017

 
£12.50  
Explore the fascinating stories of hidden City art  ()
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This 2.5 hour walking tour includes Doctor Who locations across London from the past 50 years.
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A walking tour through 350 years of London’s history and reveal how the ingenuity of the postal service shaped the world we live in today.
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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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
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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