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 16th Jan 2018
Charles Spencer tells the enthralling story of Charles II's escape from England following defeat at the battle of Worcester in 1651, when he was forced to flee for his life
7pm to 8:30pm
Join physicist Jon Butterworth on a journey into the world of the unseen in search of the forces that shape the Universe.
7pm to 8:30pm
How did dung change world history and what can we learn from studying animal droppings?
6pm to 7pm
Join Peter Clarke for a short talk about the objects related to the incident, and reflect on its impact today, at a time when the debate about armed police officers is especially pertinent.
1pm to 1:30pm
City of London
This speech will explore the role Britain can and should play in the wider world after Brexit.
10am to 11am
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
This exhibition celebrates outstanding women in medicine, past and present. (Closing soon Fri, 19th Jan)
Display exploring alternative currencies past and present – from 17th century trade tokens to today’s Brixton Pound. (Closing soon Sun, 21st Jan)
The first major exhibition of production designs by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (Closing soon Sun, 21st Jan)
An exhibition of portraits of service staff from the fashionable hotels and restaurants of Paris in the 1920s (Closing soon Sun, 21st Jan)
An exhibition of light installations and interactive art throughout Canary Wharf. (Closing soon Sat, 27th Jan)
The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. (Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan)
The annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition returns, providing a snapshot of the very best in innovative design from the past year. (Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan)
An exhibition showing off the wide range of works by an artist more famous for inventing the Moomins. (Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan)
This exhibition uses art, archaeology, and modern material culture to explore how seduction, sensuality, and sex have been represented through time. (Closing soon Tue, 30th Jan)
A new temporary exhibition at The Wiener Library exploring the topic of Nazi occupation in the Channel Islands (Closing soon Fri, 9th Feb)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Tue 16th Jan 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Walking Tours of London on Tue 16th Jan 2018
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.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 20th Jan at 07:30am
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