What's on in London on Friday 20th 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 20th Oct 2017

Free

(Friday, 20th Oct - 6:30pm to 10pm)
An explosive fusion of urban dance, music and video projection transforms the facades of Guildhall Yard.   (City of London)
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Blood Rite at Guildhall Yard

Free

(Friday, 20th Oct - 12pm to 3pm)
A virtual-reality design transforms the modern-day market into a 3D digital landscape inspired by its Roman history as London’s Forum.
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Hallucinatio at Leadenhall Market

Free

(Friday, 20th Oct - Starts at 11:30am)
Julie Wheelwright uncovers the stories of women who served in the army and navy by dressing as men.  (Chelsea)
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 Bold in her breeches: Female soldiers who dressed as men

£8.50

(Friday, 20th Oct - 7pm to 9pm)
A talk about the abominable body snatchers and the trade in human corpses.   (Southwark)
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The Night of the Body Snatchers

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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

(Friday, 20th 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, 20th 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, 20th 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, 20th 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, 20th 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, 20th 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

£10

(Friday, 20th Oct - All Day)
Play the very best video games, computers and consoles from the past four decades. (Closing soon Tue, 31st Oct)

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Power Up: The Ultimate Gaming Event

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Fri 20th Oct 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 25th Oct at 03:45am


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