What's on in London on Tuesday 30th 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 30th Jan 2018

Free

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 6:30pm to 7:45pm)
The Good Immigrant brought together 21 British writers to examine what it means to be BAME in Britain today.  (St James)
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The presentation will retrace the evolution of the historiography – and interpretation - of the occupation of the Channel Islands  (Russell Square)
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Narrating the German Occupation of the Channel Islands

£11.11

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 7:30pm to 8pm)
An event where we ask enthusiasts, scientists, miscellaneous experts* and comedians to talk about whatever they want.  (Bethnal Green)
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An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail

£20.00

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 7pm to 8:30pm)
Following the publication of the first volume of the long-awaited The Book of Dust, Philip Pullman talks about his writing life and on why and how literature matters to him with Erica Wagner.   (Camden)
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Literature Matters: Philip Pullman in Conversation

£23.25

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 8pm to 10:30pm)
Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove - A tribute to George Michael.  (Soho)
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Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael

£6.00

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 2pm to 3pm)
In this talk, Patrick Russell from the British Film Institute (BFI) will explore the history of public information films, using clips and films to show the development of government filmmaking.  (Richmond)
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The history of public information films

Free

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 2pm to 3pm)
Have you ever wondered how birds got their names? Why did our ancestors think the lapwing was treacherous and the sparrow lustful, but praise the crow?  (City of London)
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History of Birds

Free

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Michael La Cour will in this lecture discuss the role and responsibility of corporations in addressing the challenges of the food system, and how sustainability and health drives innovation.  (Holborn)
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(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 6:30pm to 8pm)
This event discusses how bullshit has taken over the worlds of business and increasingly the political arena.  (Holborn)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - Starts at 9am)
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, 30th 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, 30th 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, 30th 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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(Tuesday, 30th 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

(Tuesday, 30th 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

(Tuesday, 30th Jan - 4pm to 8pm)
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

(Tuesday, 30th 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

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Regular Events on Tue 30th 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 30th 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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