What's on in London on Wednesday 25th 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 25th Oct 2017

Free

(Wednesday, 25th Oct - Starts at 6pm)
Dr Todd Nesbit will be giving a lecture on a topic close to many people - fantasy football.  ()
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John Fraser has completed a detailed report on the Cage haunting with collected witness testimony from over two dozen local people and investigators. This talk discusses his findings and the truth of the phenomena behind the national headlines.  ()
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The Cage St Osyth: Media Frenzy or Haunting to be Taken Seriously?

The Cage in St Osyth, Essex is a haunted medieval prison that has recently hit the headlines.   ()
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Free

(Wednesday, 25th Oct - 2pm to 3pm)
Join Robert Stephenson to hear how the system functioned, was abused by fugitives and violated by the authorities.  ()
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The Ancient Right of Sanctuary in London

Free

(Wednesday, 25th Oct - 2pm to 3pm)
In this talk, Robin Bunce will use sources from our collection to reconstruct the state’s campaign against black radicals in the UK,  ()
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Black power and the state

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 25th 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, 25th 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, 25th 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, 25th 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, 25th 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, 25th 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

(Wednesday, 25th 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

(Wednesday, 25th 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

(Wednesday, 25th 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

(Wednesday, 25th 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


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 25th 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

03:45amMotor Vessel Cefas EndeavourUp river
06:45pmMotor Vessel Cefas EndeavourDown river

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