What's on in London on Saturday 30th 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 Sat 30th Sep 2017

Free

(Saturday, 30th Sep - Starts at 10:45am)
Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof.  ()
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Monthly tour of Croxley Great Barn

£10.00

(Saturday, 30th Sep - Starts at 11am)
Guided tours of the London Transport museum's archive of posters and artwork.  ()
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Monthly Art and poster store tours

£18.00

(Saturday, 30th Sep - All Day)
A host of steam trains will run along the former Central line railway that's now a heritage line.
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5th anniversary Autumn Steam Gala

£20.00

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 2:30pm to 6pm)
Will Self and Chris Beckett in conversation and a rare screening of David Cronenberg's film  ()
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J G Ballard’s Crash: On Page and Screen

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition is made up of a series of panels exploring aspects of the war in the Middle East and its legacy, including a timeline of events. (Closing soon Sat, 30th Sep)

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Free

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
Over 400 posters includes a collection of 1960-1970s Cuban propaganda and movie posters. (Closing soon Sat, 30th Sep)

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Original Vintage Poster Auction and Auction Preview

£16.50

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England.  (Closing soon Sun, 1st Oct)

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Queer British Art 1861–1967

£26

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
The first international retrospective of one of the world's most iconic and influential bands. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Oct)

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The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains

Free

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 5:30pm)
Explore why artists and soldiers have painted scenes of conflict. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Oct)

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 War Paint: Brushes with conflict

Free

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition on Rome - a first step towards the re-threading of an important tradition (Closing soon Sun, 8th Oct)

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A collective reflection upon the Eternal City

Free
Learn about a key moment in the history of art, when emphasis on observation and realism was born. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Oct)

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Giovanni da Rimini: A 14th-Century Masterpiece Unveiled

£15.50

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 5pm)
The first major UK exhibition of watercolours by the artist, John Singer Sargent since 1918. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Oct)

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Sargent: The Watercolours

£14

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
While California’s mid-century modernism is well documented, this is the first exhibition to examine its current global reach. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Oct)

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Free

(Saturday, 30th Sep - 10am to 5:30pm)
This exhibition offers glimpses into LGBTQ histories, experiences and lives by examining objects from around the world,  (Closing soon Sun, 15th Oct)

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Desire, love, identity exploring LGBTQ histories

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Regular Events on Sat 30th Sep 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Semi-regular open days at the 500 year old barn, now a local museum.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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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 Sat 30th Sep 2017

Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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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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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

06:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
07:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
07:30pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river

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