What's on in London on Tuesday 20th 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 Tue 20th Feb 2018

Geoff Mulgan will reveal how collective intelligence can guide corporations, governments, universities, and societies to make the most of human brains and digital technologies.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2018-02-20
2018-02-20

Big mind: How collective intelligence can change our world

Join Haunt London for some strange tales from the London Underground. Sometimes scary, sometimes funny, London is full of stories.
 Starts at 7:45pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
This lecture looks at our changing understanding of ourselves, focussing on Charles Darwin’s theory of human origins and the religious, scientific and ethical questions raised.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
​Explore the development of design during the austerity of WWII and post-war Britain.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
This event has been organised to give young people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic an insight into the different roles within politics.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Whitehall
2018-02-20
2018-02-20

Insight into political careers

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9

(Tuesday, 20th 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)

2018-02-20

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Tuesday, 20th 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)

2018-02-20
Free

(Tuesday, 20th 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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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)

2018-02-20

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

£19

(Tuesday, 20th 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)

2018-02-20
£16

(Tuesday, 20th Feb - 4pm to 8pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-20

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£11.50

(Tuesday, 20th 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)

2018-02-20

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)

2018-02-20
£18

(Tuesday, 20th 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)

2018-02-20

 Orchids Festival

Free

(Tuesday, 20th 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)

2018-02-20

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Free

(Tuesday, 20th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-02-20

Czechia Now!

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 20th Feb 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-02-20
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-02-20
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 20th Feb 2018

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.  ()
2018-02-20
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-02-20
 

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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