What's on in London on Monday 30th 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 Mon 30th Oct 2017

This was the first full account of how 'Poppies in the Moat' was achieved, and most of the material comes from his new book, 'Poppies, Pomp and People'.
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How The Poppies Sculpture Was Achieved At The Tower Of London

Free
This month's talk will explore the LGBTQI histories of London and the local area.   ()
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Town Hall Talk: Hidden LGBTQI Histories of Battersea

£12.00

(Monday, 30th Oct - 7pm to 8pm)
He'll be talking about his latest book and the city with comedian, writer and film director Stewart Lee, another Londoner from elsewhere.  ()
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The Last London: Iain Sinclair and Stewart Lee

£15.00

(Monday, 30th Oct - 7pm to 8:45pm)
Join the Young British Artist for a lively discussion as he traces his career over the last twenty-five years.  ()
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Jake Chapman in Conversation

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Monday, 30th 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

(Monday, 30th 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

(Monday, 30th 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

(Monday, 30th 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

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

£11

(Monday, 30th 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

Free

(Monday, 30th Oct - 10am to 5:45pm)
More than 120 objects have been brought together in an exploration of how the often-overlooked product has helped create the modern world. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)

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Plywood

Free
This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation (Closing soon Thu, 23rd Nov)

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The candle is lighted Martin Luther’s legacy in print

Free

(Monday, 30th Oct - 8:30am to 6pm)
Shining a light on stem cell and bone marrow donation from Black, Asian, ethnic minorities and those with mixed heritage. (Closing soon Fri, 24th Nov)

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(Monday, 30th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition examines the British arrival in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and the decisions that shaped the way the conflict escalated and the lessons learnt. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov)

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 Afghanistan: Reflections on Helmand

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 30th Oct 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
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Walking Tours of London on Mon 30th Oct 2017

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 1st Nov at 06:00pm


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