What's on in London on Tuesday 28th 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 28th Nov 2017

£10.00

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 6:18pm to 8pm)
Marking the first anniversary of the museum’s move to Kensington, hear from the designer who led the transformation project.  (Kensington)
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£5.00

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 2pm to 3pm)
Stephen Bourne will present an illustrated talk about some of the gay men who feature in his latest book, Fighting Proud – The Untold Story of the Gay Men Who Served in Two World Wars.  (Richmond)
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Fighting Proud

£12.00

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 7:15pm to 8:30pm)
Explore current trends in graphic novels at home and abroad with cartoonist Tom Gauld and international comics expert Paul Gravett.   (Camden)
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Free

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 6pm to 7pm)
In this lecture, Jonathan Bate will show how Shakespeare’s idea of the hero was shaped by the classical tradition.  (Barbican)
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(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 1:30pm to 4:30pm)
Professor Dame Wendy Hall will discuss how to grow artificial intelligence industry in the UK, in the context of the recent Government report which she co-authored with Jérôme Pesenti.  (Camden)
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Turing Lecture: AI through the looking glass

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 6:30pm to 9:30pm)
A panel discussion on Entrepreneurship vs Intrapreneurship and an opportunity to network with the Girls in Tech community over drinks and nibbles!
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Girls in Tech London Relaunch - Panel & Networking

Part of the City Conversations series, this event will discuss whether we are entering an era of passive design and environmental engineering and, if this is the case, how we should prepare for it.  (Euston)
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A breath of fresh air – how can we bring back natural ventilation?

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

(Tuesday, 28th 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

(Tuesday, 28th 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

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 9:30am to 7:30pm)
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)

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Life on the London Stage

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

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 9am to 8:45pm)
Artifacts and photos from the discovery of the wreak of The London, a ship that sank in 1665 off Southend. (Closing soon Mon, 11th Dec)

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Buried treasure: the wreck of ‘The London’

Free

(Tuesday, 28th 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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Free

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 9am to 5:15pm)
Focussing on London through the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, this exhibition traces the impact of the Reformation on culture and society. (Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec)

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Reformation

Free

(Tuesday, 28th Nov - 1pm to 5pm)
This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. (Closing soon Sat, 16th Dec)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 28th Nov 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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Walking Tours of London on Tue 28th 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.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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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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