What's on in London on Wednesday 23rd 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 23rd Aug 2017

Dr Paul Carter (The National Archives) will look at welfare in the Victorian period. Most accounts from the time were written from the standpoint of the legislators.
 5pm to 6:30pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd Aug - Starts at 10am)
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, 23rd 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, 23rd 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, 23rd 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, 23rd 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, 23rd 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

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd 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

(Wednesday, 23rd Aug - All Day)
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

£10

(Wednesday, 23rd Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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People Power: Fighting for Peace

£13.50

(Wednesday, 23rd Aug - 9:30am to 8pm)
From the fall of Russia’s last Tsar to the rise of the communist state, this exhibition takes a look at the Russian Revolution 100 years on. (Closing soon Tue, 29th Aug)

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Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 23rd 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