What's on in London on Friday 27th 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 27th Oct 2017

Free

(Friday, 27th Oct - 5:30pm to 9pm)
A rare evening visit to the Bank of England Museum as part of the Museums at Night festival.
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Free

(Friday, 27th Oct - 6pm to 10pm)
This month at Lates explore the different ways that science and nature can and has been shared with the world over the generations.  (South Kensington)
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Lates at the Natural History Museum

£10.00

(Friday, 27th Oct - Starts at 7pm)
Talk and screening of Dracula (1958) in the spooky surroundings of the Old Operating Theatre.  (Southwark)
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Film Night: Dracula (1958)

£10.00
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517 is one of the most famous events of Western history. But did it actually happen?  (Camden)
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£25.00

(Friday, 27th Oct - 7:30pm to 10:30pm)
A night exploring the history, traditions and expressions of magic.  (Camden)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9

(Friday, 27th 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, 27th 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, 27th 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, 27th 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, 27th 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, 27th 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

(Friday, 27th 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

(Friday, 27th 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

(Friday, 27th 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

AntikBar will be exhibiting a few of their original vintage Soviet posters on their feature wall. (Closing soon Tue, 7th Nov)

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100 Year Anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution in Posters

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Fri 27th Oct 2017

Come walk the atmospheric and ancient streets of Smithfield and Farringdon hearing of the stories of screaming Anne, ghosts of inconveniently alive judges, carpet lifting pub ghosts, the horrible secret of Bleeding Heart Yard and the ghost of Scratching Fanny on Cock Lane (to name but a few).  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 28th Oct at 07:30am


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