What's on in London on Tuesday 17th 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 17th Oct 2017

Free

(Tuesday, 17th Oct - 7:15pm to 9:30pm)
This talk will cover the defuelling of the Imperial College Nuclear reactor and will also include a discussion of the experimental research.  ()
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(Tuesday, 17th Oct - 1pm to 2pm)
Many of us have been in a medical scanner and benefited from its use in medical diagnostics. But how many of us have considered how it works?   ()
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(Tuesday, 17th Oct - 6pm to 7pm)
Jonathan Bate tells the story of how and why Shakespeare was steeped in the classics.  ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition of the two great names who have illustrated Philip Pullman's books. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Oct)

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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

(Tuesday, 17th 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

(Tuesday, 17th 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, 17th 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

(Tuesday, 17th 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

(Tuesday, 17th 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

(Tuesday, 17th 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

Free

(Tuesday, 17th Oct - 10am to 5pm)
A historical journey that shows you some of the longest, deepest and most advanced tunnels in the world. (Closing soon Tue, 31st Oct)

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Tunnel Engineering exhibition

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 17th 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 17th 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

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


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