What's on in London on Tuesday 24th 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 24th Oct 2017

Free

(Tuesday, 24th 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

£12.00

(Tuesday, 24th Oct - 7pm to 8:30pm)
A talk on a tour that saw Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe visit every railway station in the UK.  (Covent Garden)
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£15.00
Join these award-winning architects in a talk about their practice and approach to designing buildings in cities.  (Kensington)
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  In Conversation: Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour

£25.00

(Tuesday, 24th Oct - Starts at 7:30pm)
In a UK-exclusive launch event for his new book, Tim Peake will be touching down at the Barbican Centre.  (Barbican)
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Tim Peake: Ask an Astronaut

£7.00
A talk about the changing fashions for the design of commercial cemeteries.  (North Kensington)
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Free

(Tuesday, 24th Oct - 6pm to 7pm)
What are the barriers to achieving the benefits of this new technology and how can they be overcome?  (Barbican)
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(Tuesday, 24th Oct - 7pm to 8:30pm)
A talk about the gay men who served during the two world wars, both on the battlefields and home front.  (Whitehall)
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Gay men’s lives in the two world wars

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 24th 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, 24th 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, 24th 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, 24th 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, 24th 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, 24th 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

(Tuesday, 24th 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

Free

(Tuesday, 24th 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

Free

(Tuesday, 24th Oct - 12pm to 8pm)
Revealing the captivating, visceral power of blood to expose, shock and save lives, the exhibition highlights the scientific and symbolic nature of blood. (Closing soon Wed, 1st Nov)

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BLOOD: Life Uncut

£7

(Tuesday, 24th Oct - 10:30am to 5:30pm)
The exhibition features examples of many well-known cartoon strips from newspapers and magazines from the past 100 years. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Nov)

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Daily Funnies: An Exhibition of Strip Cartoon

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 24th 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 24th 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 Wed 25th Oct at 03:45am


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