What's on in London on Thursday 12th 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 Thu 12th Oct 2017

Late night opening at St Paul's, with photos allowed, and the 1st ever display of William Tyndale's New Testament.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
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Reformation Lates

Drawing on letters, diaries and personal accounts from archives all over the world, Nurses of Passchendaele tells the stories of the extraordinary women who had to deal with injured men.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
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Nurses of Passchendaele

£5.00
A guided walk through the woodland with bat detectors to listen out for our furry friends.
 5:30pm to 8pm
 
 Bow
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Bat Walk

In this talk Simon Elliott tells the tale of Roman London from the 'Crisis of the 3rd Century' until its final demise in the early 5th century.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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Wendy Moore tells the story of Dickens’s lifelong fascination with mesmerism and how mesmerism captivated the Victorian world.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
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Dickens & Mesmerism: How Dickens became mesmerised by hypnotism

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£14

(Thursday, 12th 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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(Thursday, 12th 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

(Thursday, 12th Oct - 10am to 9pm)
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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Free

(Thursday, 12th Oct - 9am to 6pm)
A showcase of projects which demonstrate lessons learnt in adapting and reconfiguring London’s terraces in an ever growing city. (Closing soon Wed, 25th Oct)

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Town-House

£9

(Thursday, 12th Oct - 10am to 9pm)
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

(Thursday, 12th 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

£7

(Thursday, 12th 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

(Thursday, 12th 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

(Thursday, 12th 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

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Walking Tours of London on Thu 12th Oct 2017

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 19th Oct at 03:30pm


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