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'.
This month's talk will explore the LGBTQI histories of London and the local area.
He'll be talking about his latest book and the city with comedian, writer and film director Stewart Lee, another Londoner from elsewhere.
Join the Young British Artist for a lively discussion as he traces his career over the last twenty-five years.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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)
Play the very best video games, computers and consoles from the past four decades. (Closing soon Tue, 31st Oct)
A historical journey that shows you some of the longest, deepest and most advanced tunnels in the world. (Closing soon Tue, 31st Oct)
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)
AntikBar will be exhibiting a few of their original vintage Soviet posters on their feature wall. (Closing soon Tue, 7th Nov)
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, with Canaletto's greatest works. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)
(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)
This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation (Closing soon Thu, 23rd Nov)
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)
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)
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.
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
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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