What's on in London on Sunday 8th October 2017

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


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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 8th Oct - Starts at 10am)
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

(Sunday, 8th Oct - 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

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

(Sunday, 8th 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

(Sunday, 8th 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

(Sunday, 8th 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

(Sunday, 8th 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

(Sunday, 8th 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 Sun 8th Oct 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
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See a rare surviving tudor water conduit next to Hampton Court Palace.
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 8th Oct 2017

This 2.5 hour walking tour includes Doctor Who locations across London from the past 50 years.  ()
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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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

09:40amPaddle Steamer WaverleyDown river
08:30pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river
09:25pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyDown river
07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river

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