What's on in London on Thursday 1st February 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 Thu 1st Feb 2018

Ecologist Michael Waller, who will be discussing the 19 different orchid species that can be found around the capital.
 7pm to 9:30pm
 
 Stoke Newington
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Wild London Lates - Live talks series at Woodberry Wetlands

Ecologist Michael Waller will be discussing the many different orchid species that can be found around the capital.
 7pm to 9:30pm
 
 Stoke Newington
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Wild London Lates - Live talk on hedgehogs and orchids at Woodberry Wetlands

Leading immunologist Daniel Davis will describe the scientific quest to understand how the amazing human immune system works.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
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The beautiful cure

Stories of everyday Londoners revealed by in a forensic bone workshop.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Close to the bone

Working the Boats by Kirk Martin. Kirk spent many years working on canal boats.
 7pm to 5pm
 
 Islington
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Feisty, canny, cunning, conniving and endlessly intellectually curious, Caroline of Ansbach is one of the most remarkable consorts in British Royal history.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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One hundred years on from the first granting of the vote in Britain, this talk highlights the key role of lesbians and bi women in the fight for women’s citizenship.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Holborn
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How does new information about climate change impact our existing beliefs? Cass Sunstein identifies some surprising biases and findings.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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The Mile End Institute's ‘In Conversation’ series brings senior figures from across the political spectrum and UK media to Queen Mary University of London for in-depth discussions about British politics.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Whitechapel
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In Conversation at the Mile End Institute: Jacob Rees-Mogg MP

The Irish Embassy in London will mark St Brigid’s Day by hosting an event to celebrate the creativity of women.
 3pm to 9pm
 
 Belgravia
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St Brigid's Day 2018

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 10am to 9pm)
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)

2018-02-01

Cézanne Portraits

Free

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 10am to 5pm)
A temporary exhibition showcasing sculptures created by wounded, sick and injured service personnel and their families. (Closing soon Fri, 23rd Feb)

2018-02-01
£9

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 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)

2018-02-01

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 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

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 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)

2018-02-01

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)

2018-02-01
£19

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 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

(Thursday, 1st Feb - 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

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 1st Feb 2018

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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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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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