What's on in London on Wednesday 7th 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 Wed 7th Feb 2018

Dr Harkup will give an illustrated lecture and short reading from her new book focusing on the difficulties of transplanting a heart into such a creature.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-07
2018-02-07

A Frankenstein Valentine - Dr Kathryn Harkup

Katherine Connelly uncovers the inspiring stories of Sylvia Pankhurst and the East London Federation of the Women’s Social and Political Union, exploring their acts of resistance.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 City of London
2018-02-07
2018-02-07

Sylvia Pankhurst and the suffrage movement in East London

The dramatic true story of scientists Francis Crick and James Watson, in a race to solve one of the greatest mysteries of 20th-century science – the structure of DNA.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Camden
2018-02-07
2018-02-07

Science on Screen: Life Story: The Race for the Double Helix

BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking explores the idea of the modern state. What should be the ideal size and role of the state in the 21st century?
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2018-02-07
2018-02-07
Join Mark Sutton Vane, founder of Sutton Vane Associates, as he discusses how light can enhance the experience of museum visitors and help tell the stories being presented
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-02-07
2018-02-07

Lunchtime Lecture: The Art of Museum Lighting

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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)

2018-02-07

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)

2018-02-07
£20

(Wednesday, 7th 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)

2018-02-07

Cézanne Portraits

Free

(Wednesday, 7th 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)

2018-02-07
£9

(Wednesday, 7th 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)

2018-02-07

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Wednesday, 7th 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)

2018-02-07
Free

(Wednesday, 7th 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)

2018-02-07

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)

2018-02-07
£19

(Wednesday, 7th 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)

2018-02-07
£16

(Wednesday, 7th Feb - 1pm to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-07

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 7th Feb 2018

Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-02-07
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.  ()
2018-02-07
 

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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