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

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
 
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21st Century Conservation: are we bold enough?

Historian Miranda Kaufmann tells the intriguing tales of three Africans.
 6pm to 8pm
 
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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
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

Free

(1512604800 - 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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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’

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

(1513296000 - 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

(1513382400 - 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

(1513900800 - 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