What's on in London on Thursday 18th 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 Thu 18th Jan 2018

Large installations of lighting displays across central London.
 Starts at 4pm
 
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Lumiere London

A discussion event exploring the relationship between plants and medicine.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Botanical Encounters

Literature is full of witches and wizards. Bonnie Greer chairs an expert panel of Matthew Dickie, Brian Sibley and Juliette Wood as they take us through contrasting periods in literary history and the conjuring characters within.
 7pm to 8:45pm
 
 Camden
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Writing Witches and Wizards

The packed showcase will feature a blend of film, music and presentations about biomechanics, nerve engineering, nanotechnology, future energy, tomorrow’s transport, medical robots and more.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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The Future is Now

The focus of this talk is to discuss the ways in which organisations mobilise resources to go after bold objectives which can move the needle: Moonshots.
 1:05pm to 2pm
 
 Holborn
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The public launch of a special exhibition on the life, work and legacy of William Harvey, the anatomist and doctor who put the heart at the centre of human existence.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Camden
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Exhibition launch & lecture: Ceaseless motion: William Harvey's experiments in circulation

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 18th 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

(Thursday, 18th 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

(Thursday, 18th 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

(Thursday, 18th 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

(Thursday, 18th 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

(Thursday, 18th Jan - 10am to 10pm)
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

(Thursday, 18th 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

(Thursday, 18th 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


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 18th Jan 2018

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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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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