What's on in London on Monday 5th 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 Mon 5th Feb 2018

Join The Wiener Library in celebrating the launch of Thomas Weber's latest book.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
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Book Talk: Becoming Hitler - The Making of a Nazi

Go down the rabbit hole with writer and broadcaster Julia Eccleshare in this illustrated talk and re-live the last 100 years of children’s literature.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Camden
2018-02-05
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Peter Rabbit, Pooh, Potter: A Tale of Children's Literature with Julia Eccleshare

An illustrated talk by Len Taphouse for the Barking & District Historical Society.
 7:45pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barking
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Join Dr Nicholas Tromans, Curator of Watts Gallery, to hear about one of the most ambitious and dramatic sculptures of the 19th century, ‘Physical Energy’ by G F Watts.
 11am to 12pm
 
 Picadilly
2018-02-05
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Work in focus: ‘Physical Energy’ by George Watts

The campaign will be examined, concentrating on the work of the constitutional suffragists as well as on the more notorious suffragettes.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Preselected writers read an extract of their unpublished work, then receive feedback from both the audience and guest author Hannah Kohler, who will also discuss the art of writing historical fiction.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2018-02-05
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Books Talk Back with Hannah Kohler

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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)

2018-02-05

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)

2018-02-05
£20

(Monday, 5th Feb - 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)

2018-02-05

Cézanne Portraits

£9
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)

2018-02-05

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Monday, 5th 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

(Monday, 5th 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)

2018-02-05

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

£19

(Monday, 5th 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)

2018-02-05
£16

(Monday, 5th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-05

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£11.50

(Monday, 5th Feb - 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)

2018-02-05

Whales: Beneath the surface

Free
The nursing workforce is diverse, with healthcare workers representing a huge variety of backgrounds and experiences. This exhibition celebrates the contributions of some of the people whose work and lives have too often been overlooked. (Closing soon Sat, 10th Mar)

2018-02-05

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 5th Feb 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 5th Feb 2018

Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-02-05
 

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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