What's on in London on Sunday 29th 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 Sun 29th Oct 2017

Join the physicist as she talks about space, her current research, and what drew her to study science in the first place.  ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9

(Sunday, 29th 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

(Sunday, 29th 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

(Sunday, 29th 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

(Sunday, 29th Oct - 12pm to 4pm)
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

£10

(Sunday, 29th 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

(Sunday, 29th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
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

(Sunday, 29th 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

Free

(Sunday, 29th Oct - 2:30pm to 5:30pm)
An exploration of melancholia in European art and culture. (Closing soon Fri, 10th Nov)

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Melancholia. A Sebald Variation

£11

(Sunday, 29th Oct - All Day)
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, with Canaletto's greatest works. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)

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Canaletto and the Art of Venice

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Regular Events on Sun 29th Oct 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
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Hackney's oldest building will be open to the public. Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
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A tour of the former North Met company building, looking at tram history
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 29th Oct 2017

Follow the course of the River Fleet with Footprints of London Guide Rob Smith  ()
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Walking tour of the area looking at Modernist buildings.  ()
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Follow in the footsteps of the Peckham Ghost, a mysterious masked figure intent on terrifying Victorian south London in strange and unusual ways.  ()
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This 2.5 hour walking tour includes Doctor Who locations across London from the past 50 years.  ()
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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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river

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