What's on in London on Tuesday 12th December 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 12th Dec 2017

£15.00

(Tuesday, 12th Dec - 7pm to 9pm)
Dr Michael Scott will deliver this talk as the second in an annual series of Friends of Classics Memorial Lectures.  (Camden)
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Whatever happened at (and to) Delphi?

Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist at BP will discuss the issues and ideas around "peak oil" and the implications this will have for the behaviour of global oil markets.  (South Kensington)
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Dennis Anderson Lecture 2017: Peak oil demand and long-run oil prices

Best-selling maths author Rob Eastaway gives a talk about how human intuition goes spectacularly wrong.  (Hendon)
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Mathematics Christmas Lecture: Rob Eastaway, "I wasn’t expecting that!”

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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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Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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, 12th 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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Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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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Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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

(Tuesday, 12th Dec - 10am to 6pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the past 25 years. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)

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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)

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

£16

(Tuesday, 12th Dec - 5pm to 10pm)
Visit an enchanting world filled with seasonal cheer under tree canopies drenched in Christmas colour. The 2017 winter trail boasts over one million twinkling lights. (Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan)

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Christmas at Kew Gardens

Free

(Tuesday, 12th Dec - 10am to 5pm)
David Roberts’ painting The Forum, Rome forms the centrepiece of a new display which explores why the forum was so important in the Roman world,  (Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan)

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The Forum of Rome

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 12th Dec 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 12th 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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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

03:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
04:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
09:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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