What's on in London on Wednesday 18th 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 Wed 18th Oct 2017

Free

(Wednesday, 18th Oct - 12:30pm to 1:30pm)
Come and ask questions and get advice and guidance on exploring your British or African Caribbean ancestry.  ()
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(Wednesday, 18th Oct - Starts at 7pm)
An evening dedicated to the intersections of art and death as we celebrate the publication of Death: A Graveside Companion.
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(Wednesday, 18th Oct - 6pm to 7pm)
This talk will take a closer look at women and their rise in the theatrical profession.  ()
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Women and the London Stage 1665-1968

Free

(Wednesday, 18th Oct - 6pm to 7pm)
This lecture considers this hypothesis and the relationship between clinical outcome and cost of treatment.   ()
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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

(Wednesday, 18th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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

(Wednesday, 18th 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


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 18th Oct 2017

Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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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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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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