What's on in London on Monday 22nd 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 Mon 22nd Jan 2018

The talk will cover the implementation of the HST in the 1970s.
 5:30pm to 7pm
 
 Vauxhall Bridge
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Join the British Library’s Julian Harrison, curator of Harry Potter: A History of Magic, to learn how the exhibition was put together.
 2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 Camden
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Curating Harry Potter: A History of Magic with Julian Harrison

A conversation exploring the impact of digital technologies on architecture and the questions its application can raise for society and cities.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Picadilly
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Technology is the answer, but what was the question?

In this lecture, Carl Heron, Director of Scientific Research, reviews 2017, looking at spectacular new research findings, the development of new laboratory facilities, and the many activities of the department.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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Christopher Frayling explores the history and myths surrounding these bloodsucking fiends over the centuries and gives a lesson on how the various methods of protecting ourselves.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Camden
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The Hogwarts Curriculum Lectures: Defence Against The Dark Arts with Christopher Frayling

After 60 years of European integration, which direction will Europe go?
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Reset Europe: 60 years of European integration

To mark the publication of The Origins of Happiness Andrew Marr and Richard Layard discuss some of its key focal points: What makes people happy?
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Hans-Werner Sinn will give an overview of some of the challenges and potential solutions.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Monday, 22nd 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

(Monday, 22nd 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

(Monday, 22nd 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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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

Fifty new drawings of contemporary buildings – constructed during the second half of the 20th century but in an ostensibly 'Georgian' style - will be on display for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb)

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£20

(Monday, 22nd Jan - 10am to 6pm)
The major exhibition brings together over 50 of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, many visiting the UK for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb)

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Cézanne Portraits

£9

(Monday, 22nd Jan - 10am to 5pm)
The Charles Dickens Museum explores the creation of the story that may just be the most loved of the author’s tales. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Monday, 22nd Jan - 10am to 6pm)
Discover Jon Snow's unique and colourful collection of ties crafted by the UK's last silk-weaving factory.  (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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Free

(Monday, 22nd Jan - 10am to 5:45pm)
Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 22nd Jan 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
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Walking Tours of London on Mon 22nd Jan 2018

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 Thu 8th Feb at 07:45pm


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