What's on in London on Friday 25th 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 Fri 25th Aug 2017

Open days at the gothic inspired building opposite Parliament that is now home to the UK's Supreme Court
 9:30am to 4:30pm
 
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Seven late evening openings of the Cathedral, and photography will be permitted.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
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£12.00
Discover the wild wonders of Hyde Park at night - bats, moths and a campfire!
 7pm to 9:30pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Friday, 25th 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

(Friday, 25th 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

(Friday, 25th Aug - 10am to 8:30pm)
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

(Friday, 25th 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

(Friday, 25th 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

(Friday, 25th Aug - 10am to 9pm)
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

£10

(Friday, 25th 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

(Friday, 25th Aug - 9:30am to 6pm)
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

Free

(Friday, 25th Aug - All Day)
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms. (Closing soon Wed, 30th Aug)

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 Kalle Mustonen: Gnome King

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm