What's on in London on Tuesday 16th January 2018

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
 
 Camden
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Charles Spencer: The Hunting of the King

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
 
 Hanover Square
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A map of the invisible

How did dung change world history and what can we learn from studying animal droppings?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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This speech will explore the role Britain can and should play in the wider world after Brexit.
 10am to 11am
 
 Holborn
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Keynote speech with Rory Stewart OBE MP on Global Britain

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 9am to 5pm)
This exhibition celebrates outstanding women in medicine, past and present. (Closing soon Fri, 19th Jan)

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Women in medicine: A celebration

Free

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
Display exploring alternative currencies past and present – from 17th century trade tokens to today’s Brixton Pound. (Closing soon Sun, 21st Jan)

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(Un) Common Currency

£8.25

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
The first major exhibition of production designs by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (Closing soon Sun, 21st Jan)

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen

£7

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 10am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of portraits of service staff from the fashionable hotels and restaurants of Paris in the 1920s (Closing soon Sun, 21st Jan)

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Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys

Free

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 5pm to 10pm)
An exhibition of light installations and interactive art throughout Canary Wharf. (Closing soon Sat, 27th Jan)

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Winter Lights Festival

£16

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. (Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan)

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 Basquiat Boom for Real

£10

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
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)

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£15.50

(Tuesday, 16th Jan - All Day)
An exhibition showing off the wide range of works by an artist more famous for inventing the Moomins. (Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan)

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Tove Jansson (1914-2001)

Free
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)

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A new temporary exhibition at The Wiener Library exploring the topic of Nazi occupation in the Channel Islands (Closing soon Fri, 9th Feb)

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On British Soil: Victims of Nazi Persecution in the Channel Islands

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.
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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 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.  ()
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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

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 20th Jan at 07:30am


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