What's on in London on Thursday 8th February 2018

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Top things to do in London on Thu 8th Feb 2018

The screening will act as a fundraiser for St John's Soup Kitchen in Ealing - one of the primary locations used during the film.
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Charity Screening of The Director: A Film About Homelessness

£10.00

(Thursday, 8th Feb - 6pm to 9pm)
Explore the Designs On Britain exhibition after hours and enjoy fun crafts, talks, interactive workshops and more.  (Camden)
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Design Beyond Borders Late

£15.00

(Thursday, 8th Feb - 6:45pm to 10pm)
To mark the 100 year anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, London Transport Museum and Transport for London are hosting a festival-style Late Debate to celebrate women, discuss the state of gender equality today, and explore current feminist issues. Join us for talks, debates, and workshops. Network at our pop-up bar and explore the collection after hours - including the special exhibition 'Poster Girls - a century of art and design' showcasing transport posters by female artists from the last one hundred years.  (Covent Garden)
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Late Debate: Women of the future

£16.00

(Thursday, 8th Feb - 7pm to 8:30pm)
Science writer Emma Byrne will explore the close connection between bad language and our emotions.  (Hanover Square)
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Swearing is good for you

An evening with suffragette descendant and leading women's rights campaigner Dr. Helen Pankhurst in conversation with historian Dr. Matthew Green.
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Monument Masterclass to celebrate the centenary of the Representation of the People Act

£4.00

(Thursday, 8th Feb - Starts at 7:15pm)
Elizabeth’s Rival is the first-ever biography of one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era, Lettice Knollys, known as the Queen’s nemesis.  (Hornsey)
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£5.00
Sparkes will talk about Harry Price, his Magical Library and psychical research as well as her extraordinary experiences of being an artist 'making ghosts' at the Magical Library.  (Southwark)
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Free

(Thursday, 8th Feb - 2pm to 3:30pm)
Using documents from The National Archives, this event will explore the origins of Spanish Flu and how it came to affect people in every corner of the world.  (Richmond)
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Spanish Flu: the global pandemic

Free

(Thursday, 8th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Ed Williams, CEO of Edelman UK, discusses the findings from the newly released Edelman Trust Barometer, the world’s largest annual global study of trust.   (Holborn)
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This lecture will explore the history of lesbian motherhood in Britain 1945–1978 – a period when cultural attitudes largely assumed that it was impossible to be both a lesbian and a mother.
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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)

2018-02-08

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)

2018-02-08
£20

(Thursday, 8th 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)

2018-02-08

Cézanne Portraits

Free

(Thursday, 8th 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)

2018-02-08
£9

(Thursday, 8th 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)

2018-02-08

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Thursday, 8th 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, 8th 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)

2018-02-08

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)

2018-02-08
£19

(Thursday, 8th 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, 8th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-08

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 8th 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

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