What's on in London on Tuesday 3rd 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 Tue 3rd Oct 2017

Free

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 7pm to 9:30pm)
Lord Hennessy will be in conversation with former Labour leader Neil Kinnock.  ()
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Neil Kinnock in Conversation with Peter Hennessy

£10.00

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 7pm to 8:30pm)
How and why do architects and designers use colour? Join a panel of high-profile practitioners to discuss what colour means to them and its role in their work.  ()
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Colour in Architecture and Interiors

In this talk, Dr Daniel Gilfoyle will reflect on these letters and consider the nature of the official history.  ()
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Recollecting East Africa: responses to the official history

£12.00

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 7pm to 8:30pm)
Filicide. Revenge. Incest. Faith. What can the Greeks mean to us today? Are they timeless classics or do they require radical reinterpretation?  ()
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Historian Avril Nanton, will discuss some of the cases that were heard, including a TV version featuring William Garrow.  ()
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Crime and Punishment: Black People at the Old Bailey 1674-1913

Free

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 2pm to 3pm)
This talk explores the history of this remarkable and iconic building over 150 years.  ()
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St Pancras Station

Free

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 1pm to 2pm)
So what is their relationship? Are they permanently locked in warfare? Or are there ways of encouraging a positive and enriching dialogue?   ()
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In this lecture we take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at some of the highs and lows of making television natural history documentaries.   ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 3rd 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

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 8am to 8pm)
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

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 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

(Tuesday, 3rd 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

(Tuesday, 3rd 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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£9

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - 10am to 5pm)
The exhibition explores a largely unknown and under-rated body of Dickens’s work that speaks plainly to social justice with energy and relevance—both then and now. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Oct)

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Restless Shadow: Dickens the Campaigner

Free

(Tuesday, 3rd Oct - All Day)
View rarely seen excavation photographs and discover the sites that were uncovered during the post-ware rebuilding of London. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Oct)

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The Lost City of London

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 3rd Oct 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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Walking Tours of London on Tue 3rd Oct 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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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

04:10pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river
04:40pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyDown river
04:45pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river
05:15pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyDown river

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