What's on in London on Tuesday 7th 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 Tue 7th Nov 2017

In this lecture, Dr Gilly Carr will explore the campaign by former political prisoner Frank Falla to obtain compensation for Nazi persecution.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
2017-11-07
2017-11-07

Frank Falla versus the Foreign Office: the Fight for Compensation for Victims of Nazi Persecution

A free evening of talks, workshops, live drawing, film and music to celebrate RIBA’s two latest exhibitions.
 6pm to 10pm
 
 Regent Street
2017-11-07
2017-11-07

RIBA Late: Reaching Peak Pastiche

Katherine Connelly will examine Pankhurst’s role at the forefront of significant developments in the history of radical politics.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
2017-11-07
2017-11-07

Sylvia Pankhurst: suffragette, socialist and scourge of the empire

Aliens are found when the London Underground is being extended -- with dire consequences.
 Starts at 8:45pm
 
2017-11-07
2017-11-07

Quatermass and the Pit (1967) +talk

See 12 people dressed as they would like to be buried or burnt after death, discussing their own relationship with the world of death professionally and personally
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Barbican
2017-11-07
2017-11-07

"Death Dinner" Film Screening

Centre of the Cell’s Big Question Lecture series gives you a chance to hear biology experts discuss their work and question them about it.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
2017-11-07
2017-11-07

The Great Plague: How have autopsies transformed our understanding of disease?

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

2017-11-07

100 Year Anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution in Posters

Free

(Tuesday, 7th Nov - 11:30am to 5:30pm)
An exploration of melancholia in European art and culture. (Closing soon Fri, 10th Nov)

2017-11-07

Melancholia. A Sebald Variation

£11

(Tuesday, 7th Nov - All Day)
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, with Canaletto's greatest works. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)

2017-11-07

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Free

(Tuesday, 7th 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)

2017-11-07

Plywood

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

2017-11-07

The candle is lighted Martin Luther’s legacy in print

The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed story boxes. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Nov)

2017-11-07

Storybox: Tales of Absence, ‘What ifs’ and Salvation

Free

(Tuesday, 7th 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)

2017-11-07

 Afghanistan: Reflections on Helmand

Free

(Tuesday, 7th 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)

2017-11-07
Explore the history of the Wrens in Greenwich. New interviews and research offer a rare female perspective into the fascinating history of the Old Royal Naval College. (Closing soon Sun, 3rd Dec)

2017-11-07

WRNS Untold Stories: The Women’s Royal Naval Service at Greenwich

£12

(Tuesday, 7th Nov - 10am to 5:30pm)
This is the exhibition on Balenciaga in the UK and marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house. (Closing soon Tue, 5th Dec)

2017-11-07

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 7th Nov 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2017-11-07
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2017-11-07
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 7th Nov 2017

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.  ()
2017-11-07
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2017-11-07
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 8th Nov at 07:30pm


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