What's on in London on Friday 8th December 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and random miscellany happening around London.


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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

(Friday, 8th 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
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

(Friday, 8th 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

(Friday, 8th Dec - 1pm to 5pm)
This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. (Closing soon Sat, 16th Dec)

2017-12-08
Free

(Friday, 8th Dec - 9:30am to 2pm)
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

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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Free

(Friday, 8th 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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 Falling Shawls

Free

(Friday, 8th Dec - 10am to 6pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the past 25 years. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)

2017-12-08

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism

An international cast of street artists have teamed up with fan maker extraordinaire, Sylvain Le Guen in a bid to reinvigorate the craft of fan making. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)

2017-12-08

Street Fans:A Unique Liaison between Street Art and Fan Making

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river

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