What's on in London on Thursday 16th November 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


Top things to do in London on Thu 16th Nov 2017

An evening of talks marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
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Soviet Childhood

Horatio Clare talks about his new book Icebreaker: A Voyage Far North.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
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An Evening with Horatio Clare

John Bennett introduces us to some of the villains, anti-heroes and peculiar criminal characters associated with this unique part of the Capital across several centuries.
 7:45pm to 9:30pm
 
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Mob Town – East End Heroes and Villains

Stuart Harvey continues with another of his illustrated talks this time visiting the origins of the Science and Arts park in SW7 and a few of the people associated with this area,
 2pm to 3pm
 
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Albertropolis

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

(1511481600 - 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

(1511654400 - 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

£6

(1511654400 - 11am to 4pm)
See drawings from Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov)

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Visualising the Water-Babies

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

(1512086400 - 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

(1512432000 - 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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Exhibitions opening soon