What's on in London on Wednesday 1st November 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 1st Nov 2017

£15.00

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 7pm to 8:45pm)
A discussion about Jasanoff's new book The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, and how Conrad's work resonates today.  ()
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Heart of Darkness: Joseph Conrad's Colonialism

£9.00
Writer and social historian Rachel Lichtenstein discusses the story of London’s oldest functioning Ashkenazi synagogue, situated in the heart of the former Jewish East End.  ()
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 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, 1st Nov - 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

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 11:30am to 7:30pm)
An exploration of melancholia in European art and culture. (Closing soon Fri, 10th Nov)

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Melancholia. A Sebald Variation

£11

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 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

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 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

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 10am to 5:30pm)
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

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 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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Free

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 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

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Nov - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition looks at the early pioneers of Roman London archaeology and the discovery of Roman London over three centuries. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Dec)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 1st Nov 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

06:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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