What's on in London on Friday 9th 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 Fri 9th Feb 2018

Free

(Friday, 9th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
A free talk on the archaeology of the Thames foreshore at Greenwich by Thames Discovery Programme's Helen Johnston. Find out about some of the most fascinating foreshore archaeology in London, from the Mesolithic Period through to the modern day, including significant shorefront remains of the Tudor Greenwich Palace.   (Greenwich)
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2018-02-09

Foreshore Archaeology at Greenwich

Free

(Friday, 9th Feb - 11:30am to 12:30pm)
Susannah Walker discusses the origins of Second World War propaganda posters and their impact on the public.  (Chelsea)
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2018-02-09

 The secret life of propaganda posters

£10.00
How a secret subculture of music lovers and bootleggers defied the Soviet Union censor using homemade recording machines to copy forbidden music onto x-rays.  (Camden)
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2018-02-09

The Extraordinary History of Soviet Music on the Bone

Gain after-hours entry to the exhibition, meet other fans and get involved in a range of Harry Potter-themed activities.  (Camden)
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Late at the Library: Potter After Hours in association with Pottermore

Rikesh Shah, Head of Commercial Innovation at TfL, will talk about their open data journey, how open data has created an eco-system of innovators.
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Friday lunchtime lecture: How open data revolutionised London transport

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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)

2018-02-09

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

(Friday, 9th 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)

2018-02-09

Cézanne Portraits

Free

(Friday, 9th 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)

2018-02-09
£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)

2018-02-09

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Friday, 9th 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

(Friday, 9th 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)

2018-02-09

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)

2018-02-09
£19

(Friday, 9th Feb - 10am to 10pm)
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)

2018-02-09
£16

(Friday, 9th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-09

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 10th Feb at 07:30am


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