What's on in London on Friday 29th 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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Surprisingly, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Friday, 29th 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, 29th 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

(Friday, 29th 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

(Friday, 29th 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

Free

(Friday, 29th Dec - 10am to 10pm)
This display explores the fascinating story of the Hall’s design through a variety of historic models, photographs and casts. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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Building the Royal Albert Hall

Free

(Friday, 29th Dec - 10am to 5pm)
Annual display of the museum's rooms as they would have looked during Christmas's past. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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Christmas Past

The first London exhibition of Spanish art from The Bowes Museum in County Durham, including works by Goya and El Greco. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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£12

(Friday, 29th Dec - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition exploring the unsolved mystery of Sir John Franklin's fatal last journey into the Arctic. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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Franklin: Death in the ice

Free

(Friday, 29th Dec - 11am to 9pm)
An immersive six-channel video installation addressing climate change, human communities and the wilderness. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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John Akomfrah Purple

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 31st Dec at 11:55pm


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