What's on in London on Friday 15th September 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and random miscellany happening around London.

Top things to do in London on Fri 15th Sep 2017


(Friday, 15th Sep - 8:45pm to 8:55pm)
A notice that there will be a firework display, for some reason, on the Thames this evening.  (Chelsea)

(Friday, 15th Sep - 7pm to 9:30pm)
The Nerds are back with a brand new tour this Autumn “You Can’t Polish A Nerd”  (Rotherhithe)

(Friday, 15th Sep - 6:30pm to 9:30pm)
It's not often that you get the chance to dance among our aircraft at the RAF Museum, so join us for an evening of swing music, dancing, cocktails, open cockpits and general hoopla!  (Colindale)

Battle of Britain at Night


(Friday, 15th Sep - 7pm to 9pm)
Future-tech videogaming comedy show WiFi Wars returns to the Ri for another fun development night.  (Hanover Square)

Wi-Fi Wars Debug V: The bugs strike back

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon


(Friday, 15th Sep - 9:30am to 6pm)
This exhibition offers a feast of concept artwork, sketches, and published book illustrations.  (Closing soon Sat, 16th Sep)


50 Years of Mr Benn

Multi-sensory exhibition featuring ten extraordinary perfumes and their pioneering creators, who have radically changed our perceptions of fragrance over the last 20 years.  (Closing soon Sun, 17th Sep)


Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent


(Friday, 15th Sep - 10am to 5:50pm)
Go among hundreds of live butterflies and moths in a tropical butterfly house. (Closing soon Sun, 17th Sep)


Sensational Butterflies


(Friday, 15th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
Travel back in time to experience London as heard by Chaucer, Dickens and Shakespeare in a ground-breaking work that puts back the sounds the City has lost. (Closing soon Sun, 17th Sep)


The House of Sound


(Friday, 15th Sep - All Day)
From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture. (Closing soon Tue, 19th Sep)


 Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty

Photographic exhibition of the architecture of Yemen. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Sep)


(Friday, 15th Sep - 10am to 2pm)
An exhibition the woman behind the music and beyond the hype. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)


(Friday, 15th Sep - 10am to 9pm)
The BP Portrait Award 2017 represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)


(Friday, 15th Sep - 9:30am to 5:15pm)
The summer opening of Buckingham Palace will tell the story of The Queen’s reign through a display of official gifts presented to Her Majesty. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)


Royal Gifts at Buckingham Palace


(Friday, 15th Sep - 10am to 4:30pm)
An exhibition about the life of James Brindley, who, together with the Duke of Bridgwater, and his land agent John Gilbert, was responsible for the UK's first modern commercial canal. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)


Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events on Fri 15th Sep 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)


Tower Bridge opening times

11:30amSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river
02:30pmSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
06:45pmSailing Barge GladysDown river
10:00pmSailing Barge GladysUp river
07:00amSailing Barge KittyDown river
07:30amSailing Barge GladysDown river

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