What's on in London on Saturday 17th 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 Sat 17th Feb 2018

£10.00

(Saturday, 17th Feb - 6:45pm to 9:15pm)
Enjoy this kitsch classic featuring a soundtrack by Queen and outrageous outfits with prizes for best cosplay.  (Greenwich)
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£6.00

(Saturday, 17th Feb - 10am to 12:30pm)
An occasional opening of a decorated underground chamber built in the 18th century.  (Twickenham)
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Occasional opening of Pope's Grotto

Watch Shire horses Nobby and Heath, with Irish champion ploughman Tom Nixon, harrowing the heritage wheat growing area on Ruskin Park  (Camberwell)
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Horse drawn harrowing and heritage wheat sowing, Ruskin Park

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th Feb - 10am to 5pm)
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

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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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£18

(Saturday, 17th 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)

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 Orchids Festival

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 17th Feb 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Join us for a free tour of our Library and Archives, especially if you're researching your family history.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 17th 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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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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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.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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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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