What's on in London on Saturday 24th 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 24th Feb 2018

Join us at tea market to celebrate all things tea, from tea pots and tea leaves, to books and decorative items, so join us and find your favourite cuppa.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Soho
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An opportunity to view a wide range of aircraft and vehicles which aren’t usually opened to the public.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Colindale
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Learn how to find and select the right materials to build your fire, and light it without matches.
 10am to 12pm
 
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Survival Skills - Campfire Building

Join us for a light-hearted, but none-the-less competitive, debate between Team GB and Team China to determine which nation is the king of tea time.
 3:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 Soho
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Tour of Hornsey Town Hall - an iconic modernist public building
 11am to 12pm
 
 Hornsey
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Hornsey Town Hall - Modernism Tour

Help clean up this special reservoir in north-west London, for the benefit of nature and wildlife.
 11am to 2pm
 
 Colindale
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Welsh Harp Spring Clean

Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Brockley
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New Cross Gate Cutting Open Day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9

(Saturday, 24th 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, 24th 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, 24th 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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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)

2018-02-24
£19

(Saturday, 24th 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, 24th Feb - 10am to 5pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-24

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£5

(Saturday, 24th 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, 24th 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, 24th 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 24th Feb 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

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 24th 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

01:00pmSailing Vessel NoahUp river
01:30pmSailing Vessel NoahDown river

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