What's on in London on Tuesday 23rd 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 23rd Jan 2018

£10.00

(Tuesday, 23rd Jan - Starts at 7pm)
Ian Keable will tell the stories of two magicians buried in Highgate Cemetery: Colonel Stodare and Carlton the Human Hairpin.  ()
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Be Astonished! A talk by Ian Keable

£16.00

(Tuesday, 23rd Jan - 7pm to 8:30pm)
Phil Ball and a panel of science historians and biographers discuss the continuing relevance of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, published 200 years ago.  ()
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Frankenstein and its legacy

Newton’s ideas were initially seen as very supportive of religion; yet within 50 years, they were being seen in a very different light.   ()
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Guto Harri will be discussing the life and career of the controversial and divisive former Labour MP, Cabinet Minister and Speaker of the House of Commons, George Thomas
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George Thomas - Political Chameleon: Guto Harri & Martin Shipton in Conversation

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 23rd 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, 23rd 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, 23rd 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, 23rd 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

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

(Tuesday, 23rd 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

(Tuesday, 23rd 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

(Tuesday, 23rd 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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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 23rd 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 23rd 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 Thu 8th Feb at 07:45pm


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