What's on in London on Thursday 30th 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 Thu 30th Nov 2017

This talk will present the disparities apparent in Garrick’s response to Shakespeare, which veered significantly between hero worship and textual butchery.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Holborn
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Short talks by 10 speakers on their favourite London topics.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
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Director of Conservation, Will Palin, will talk alongside leading experts about Greenwich's Painted Hall.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Greenwich
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21st Century Conservation: are we bold enough?

Historian Miranda Kaufmann tells the intriguing tales of three Africans.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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Black Tudors: The Untold Story

A talk about the trial of the spirit medium and how it lead to the repeal of the Witchcraft Act.
 Starts at 7:45pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 30th 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

(Thursday, 30th 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

(Thursday, 30th 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

(Thursday, 30th 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

(Thursday, 30th 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

(Thursday, 30th 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

(Thursday, 30th 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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Free

(Thursday, 30th Nov - 9:30am to 7:30pm)
A free exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date. (Closing soon Fri, 22nd Dec)

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Rattle: Barbican Music Library exhibition

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 30th Nov 2017

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:55pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river

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