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 22nd Nov 2017
Tom Holland explores the case of Piltdown Man, one of history’s greatest hoaxes.
7pm to 8:30pm
This multimedia event looks at the many ways in which the Graeco-Egyptian past has been recovered.
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Rediscover how people in the early modern era understood science.
4:30pm to 6pm
A panel of leading journalists, filmmakers and academics will discuss how conflicts and acts of terror have affected how media is produced.
Starts at 7pm
A tasting of three rare, classic cocktails from 19th century America that Dickens enjoyed on his visits
Starts at 6pm
The lecture will explore what we know (and don’t know) about sexual violence from a global perspective.
6pm to 7pm
A free evening of fun science....and this time our theme is all about Wellbeing.
5:30pm to 10pm
Projects will be presented by their architect and other key collaborators, sharing design development and construction experiences to create fine examples of contemporary concrete architecture.
6:30pm to 8:45pm
A talk by Jeremy Hunter, detailing his journey to one of the most secretive countries in the world, North Korea.
6:30pm to 8pm
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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)
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)
The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed
story boxes. (Closing soon Sat, 25th 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)
Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time. (Closing soon Wed, 29th Nov)
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)
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)
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)
An exhibition that provides a glimpse of the challenges and joys of theatrical life since the days of Elizabeth I. (Closing soon Thu, 7th Dec)
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)
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking Tours of London on Wed 22nd 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.
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.
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 30th Nov at 06:30pm
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