What's on in London on Tuesday 5th December 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 Tue 5th Dec 2017

A lecture on the making of Wilkins Terrace, the latest project to complete within UCL’s Transforming programme.
 6pm to 8pm
 
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The wondrous heritage of the tree, examples of records of ancient mulberry trees in the London area and their stories.
 7pm to 9pm
 
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A late night adults only evening at the new Postal Museum.
 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
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James Thornhill’s artistic success brought fame and fortune in his lifetime, but his professional career began in the relatively humble surroundings. The final of this year's Autumn Lecture Series.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
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Dr Juliette Desplat will talk about this turning point in the political running of the war in the Middle East.
 2pm to 3pm
 
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Come in from the cold and breathe in a festive evening celebrating the invisible gases that flow around us, fill our lungs, can knock us off our feet and will determine the future of our climate.
 5pm to 8pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£12

(Tuesday, 5th Dec - Starts at 10am)
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, 5th Dec - 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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(Tuesday, 5th Dec - 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, 5th Dec - 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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(Tuesday, 5th Dec - 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, 5th Dec - 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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(Tuesday, 5th Dec - 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

Free
Alan’s exhibition features paintings that were executed directly in front of his subjects, usually at the beginning or at the end of the day. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Dec)

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(Tuesday, 5th Dec - 10am to 10pm)
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 5th Dec 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

 
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Tue 5th Dec 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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