What's on in London on Saturday 27th 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 Sat 27th Jan 2018

£15.00

(Saturday, 27th Jan - 4pm to 11:59pm)
An evening of music, panel discussions and installations exploring the state of nightlife and the London - Manchester interplay  (Strand)
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 Nocturnal City 3: London - Manchester with Nik Void

£6.00

(Saturday, 27th Jan - 10am to 12:30pm)
An occasional opening of a decorated underground chamber built in the 18th century.  (Twickenham)
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Occasional opening of Pope's Grotto

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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)

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

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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

(Saturday, 27th 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

The exhibition explores Starley’s developments, still reflected in bicycles today, and celebrates his legacy. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 27th Jan 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 27th Jan 2018

A walk visiting some of the locations used in the film The Long Good Friday and looking at how the history of Docklands paralleled events in the film.  ()
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.  ()
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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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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