What's on in London on Friday 16th 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 16th Feb 2018

Dr Matthew Johnson discusses our changing understanding of political citizenship during the First World War.  (Chelsea)
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 Returning soldiers, citizenship and the vote during the First World War

£16.11

(Friday, 16th Feb - 7pm to 10pm)
Reject valentines and celebrate something we all have in common: life and death.  (City of London)
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Nature Morte Late View

£5.00

(Friday, 16th Feb - Starts at 7:30pm)
A film screening, followed by a panel discussion about the brilliance of Ramanujan and the importance of his work to modern mathematics.  (South Kensington)
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The Man Who Knew Infinity + Panel Discussion

£7.00

(Friday, 16th Feb - 2pm to 4:30pm)
A chance to view the museum's specimens over the course of an afternoon, particularly if you'd like to draw them.  (Barbican)
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'HeArt' Art in the Pathology Museum

Free

(Friday, 16th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Professor June Purvis will talk about her full-length biography of Christabel Pankhurst, the first for forty years, which draws upon feminist approaches to biography.  (Holborn)
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Free

(Friday, 16th Feb - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Hear from Bethan Lloyd Worthington, a London based artist who works with drawing, objects and installations to explore themes of place, landscape and archaeology.  (South Kensington)
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CreateInsights: Developing a Fine Art Practice

Free

(Friday, 16th Feb - 6pm to 7:30pm)
In this panel discussion, leading public figures consider the political issues associated with reducing inequality.  (Holborn)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Friday, 16th 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)

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£9

(Friday, 16th 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)

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A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Friday, 16th 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, 16th 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

The exhibition explores Starley’s developments, still reflected in bicycles today, and celebrates his legacy. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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£19

(Friday, 16th 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)

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£16

(Friday, 16th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£5

(Friday, 16th Feb - 12pm to 11pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

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The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

£11.50

(Friday, 16th 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)

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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


 

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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