What's on in London on Monday 2nd October 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 Mon 2nd Oct 2017

Free

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Free talk with Dr Russell Wallis on his new book, British POWs and the Holocaust  (Russell Square)
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Book Talk: British POWs and the Holocaust

Free

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 6:30pm to 7:30pm)
Professor Alison Shell, University College London, discusses the work of PD James (1920-2014).  (Pimlico)
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Free

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 11am to 1pm)
Annual parade by the UK's judges in regalia ahead of a private service in the Abbey.  (Pimlico)
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Judges Service at Westminster Abbey

£14.00

(Monday, 2nd Oct - Starts at 7pm)
A talk by the verbose scribe on the eve of his leaving London.  (Islington)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 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

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 8am to 5:30pm)
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

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

£14

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 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

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 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

This display highlights recent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists’ books. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Oct)

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 recent acquisitions of works on paper by contemporary Arab artists

£10
The creative encounter between artists and sitters is explored in this exhibition featuring portrait drawings by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Oct)

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£7

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 10:30am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of animals that have been recreated using a variety of familiar machine parts and gadgets to reveal how their real life counterparts see, eat, hunt and hide. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Oct)

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The Robot Zoo

Free

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 10am to 5pm)
Come face-to-face with a Roman skull uncovered during excavations in the Walbrook Stream. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Oct)

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Trauma

Free

(Monday, 2nd Oct - 9am to 6pm)
70 years of Concrete Quarterly explores the social and architectural history of concrete architecture and engineering over the past 70 years, (Closing soon Mon, 30th Oct)

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70 years of Concrete Quarterly

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 2nd Oct 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
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Walking Tours of London on Mon 2nd Oct 2017

Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 3rd Oct at 04:10pm


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