What's on in London on Monday 29th 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 29th Jan 2018

Free

(Monday, 29th Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Pitch 200 is short and snappy (200 second) presentations which bring engineering to life.Seven engineers will be going head to head to explain an engineering idea to the general public testing their creativity. The topics will cover Waterloo Bridge, smart motorways, the 21st Engineer and more.   (Pimlico)
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Pitch 200 - Bringing Engineering to Life

Free

(Monday, 29th Jan - Starts at 2pm)
Join artist Patrick Bullock for a workshop creating protest objects inspired by Suffragette campaigning material.  (City of London)
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£12.00

(Monday, 29th Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Hear architect Matthias Kohler discuss the work of his practice and his work combining architectural design with robotic technology and innovative material research.  (Picadilly)
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Are we approaching a digital building culture?

Free

(Monday, 29th Jan - 5:30pm to 7pm)
This talk explores how ‘mad’ characters allow writers to explore the tensions felt by the Muslim community in independent India.   (Camden)
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Madness in Hindi Literature

Free

(Monday, 29th Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
David Pilling explores how economists and their cult of growth have hijacked our policy-making and infiltrated our thinking about what makes societies work.  (Holborn)
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Free

(Monday, 29th Jan - 3:15pm to 4:30pm)
An event exploring the real issues of corruption, money laundering, and anonymous companies behind the drama and how we can end London’s role as a safe haven for corrupt funds.  (Whitehall)
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McMafia: The Truth Behind the Drama

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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, 29th 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, 29th 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, 29th 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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(Monday, 29th 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

£19

(Monday, 29th Jan - 10am to 5:45pm)
Together the V&A and the Royal Opera House present a landmark exhibition exploring the vivid story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day  (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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£16

(Monday, 29th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£11.50

(Monday, 29th Jan - 10am to 5:50pm)
More than 100 specimens from the Museum's collection will be on display together for the first time, (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

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Whales: Beneath the surface

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 29th 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 29th 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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