What's on in London on Wednesday 15th 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 15th Nov 2017

Join the Royal College of Physicians for a free evening event devoted to the remarkable Sir Thomas Browne. Take a final opportunity for a late view of the acclaimed exhibition, and hear a talk on the 17th century polymath by Dr Kevin Killeen.   (Camden)
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The cusp of life and death: Sir Thomas Browne & the religion of a physician

£12.50

(Wednesday, 15th Nov - Starts at 6:30pm)
This talk will range from war memorials to the most intimate of family burial places, and reveal some work of great power and poignant beauty.  (Clerkenwell)
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Ivan Mestrovic: Monuments and Mausolea

£9.99

(Wednesday, 15th Nov - 6:30pm to 8:30pm)
A talk that explores the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Is there any science fact behind the science fiction?  (Barbican)
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Making the Monster: the Science of 'Frankenstein'

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 15th 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, 15th 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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The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed story boxes. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Nov)

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

Free

(Wednesday, 15th 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

Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time. (Closing soon Wed, 29th Nov)

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Oxford House Nexus, An exhibition by Sarah-Jane Field, Keith Greenough and John Umney

Free

(Wednesday, 15th 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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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)

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

£12

(Wednesday, 15th 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)

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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

A display of paintings, drawings and models by the likes of Dame Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Julia Barfield and Patty Hopkins. (Closing soon Sat, 9th Dec)

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Free

(Wednesday, 15th Nov - All Day)
This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries. (Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 15th 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

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 16th Nov at 05:30pm


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