What's on in London on Tuesday 6th 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 Tue 6th Feb 2018

The highly acclaimed silent film accompanist performs a live score to Anthony Asquith's 1928 romantic drama, set on and around the London Underground.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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The Lecture will provide an overview of Europe’s biggest infrastructure project and the challenges that come with it.
 5:15pm to 8pm
 
 South Kensington
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In this discussion, architects, developers, planners and heritage consultants will consider the enduring value of building in historic styles.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Regent Street
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Building Britain’s Ideal

A talk about the rise of computers, and their problems in hospitals.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
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Paul Davies, Operations Director for The National Archives and a resident of Kew, will talk about the history of The National Archives’ site.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
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The changing face of Kew

Former World Bank Group CFO Bertrand Badré discusses his recently published book Can Finance Save the World? with former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Come find out more about the complex nature of Britain’s publicly subsidised, privately operated railway system and how political aspirations to take it back into the public sector might be realised.
 1:10pm to 1:55pm
 
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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

(Tuesday, 6th 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)

2018-02-06

Cézanne Portraits

£9

(Tuesday, 6th 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)

2018-02-06

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Tuesday, 6th 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

(Tuesday, 6th 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)

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Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

£19

(Tuesday, 6th 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)

2018-02-06
£16

(Tuesday, 6th Feb - 4pm to 8pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-06

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£11.50

(Tuesday, 6th 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)

2018-02-06

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)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 6th Feb 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 6th Feb 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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