What's on in London on Friday 13th 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 Fri 13th Oct 2017

£10.00

(Friday, 13th Oct - 7pm to 9pm)
Professor Dame Gillian Beer will explore violence in the works of Lewis Carroll.
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£15.00

(Friday, 13th Oct - 6:45pm to 10pm)
The launch evening of the major new exhibition Poster Girls – a century of art and design.  ()
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£22.00
Join the Radiophonic Workshop at 18.30 for a special in-conversation event. Tickets include the main Late at the Library performances.  ()
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£25.00

(Friday, 13th Oct - 6:30pm to 7:45pm)
Members of the Radiophonic Workshop talk about their extraordinary history and working methods.  ()
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£8.80

(Friday, 13th Oct - Starts at 7pm)
Swingeing London: A Trip Back into the 1960s with Harriet Vyner, Keiron Pim and John Pearse + a screening of legendary cult swinging London classic, Moviemakers.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£14

(Friday, 13th 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

(Friday, 13th Oct - 10am to 8:30pm)
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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Free

(Friday, 13th 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

(Friday, 13th 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

(Friday, 13th 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

(Friday, 13th 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

(Friday, 13th 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

(Friday, 13th 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


 

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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