What's on in London on Monday 12th 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 12th Feb 2018

Andrew Prince will show the many lavish and opulent accessories that accompanied the aristocracy on their journeys to and from their estates and on diplomatic visits abroad.
 7pm to 8:45pm
 
 South Kensington
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Andrew Prince: Jewels' Journeys

Diane Atkinson talks about the campaign for the vote and new names that emerged from her research, which examines the contribution made by working-class women.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor of the Economist, will give a guided tour of the trends, triumphs and travails that will shape the year ahead.
 6:15pm to 7:30pm
 
 Euston
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The World in 2018 - Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor of The Economist

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9

(Monday, 12th 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)

2018-02-12

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Monday, 12th 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, 12th 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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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)

2018-02-12

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

£19

(Monday, 12th 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

(Monday, 12th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-12

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£11.50

(Monday, 12th 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)

2018-02-12

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)

2018-02-12
£18

(Monday, 12th Feb - 10am to 4:15pm)
A celebration of Thailand's vibrant plant life and culture at Kew's Orchids Festival. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Mar)

2018-02-12

 Orchids Festival

Free

(Monday, 12th Feb - All Day)
A display of rarely-seen records, players and recorders, exploring how technology has transformed our listening experience. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Mar)

2018-02-12

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Free

(Monday, 12th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-02-12

Czechia Now!

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 12th 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 12th Feb 2018

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 Sat 24th Feb at 01:00pm


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