What's on in London on Tuesday 27th 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 27th Feb 2018

Join the Design Museum for an evening talk on luxury, sustainability and design.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Kensington
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An event where we ask enthusiasts, scientists, miscellaneous experts and comedians to talk about whatever they want.
 7:30pm to 10:30pm
 
 Bethnal Green
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An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail

How do modern day witches, druids and pagans find their place in the modern world, adapt (or not) their beliefs and maintain their networks in a world very different from the one in which their belief systems were founded?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2018-02-27
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21st-Century Magic

From strange patterns of inheritance to real life genetic superheroes living amongst us, whose DNA provides them with resilience against serious illnesses, science writer and broadcaster Dr Kat Arney explains what we do and don't know about how our genes work.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
2018-02-27
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Everything you know about genetics is wrong

Six performers from the worlds of reading, writing, publishing, academia and comedy will over-analyse the same classic book, each taking a different entertaining angle.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 Tottenham Court Road
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The remarkable story of the automatic record booth. Introduced in the 1930s, they allowed anyone at the end of a pier, at a railway station or in a department store to step up to the mic and record.
 7:15pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Don't Write, Make a Record

In this talk, Sarah Banet-Weiser will discuss the ways in which contemporary popular feminism re-imagines and re-directs what "empowerment" means for girls and women
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2018-02-27
2018-02-27

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£16

(Tuesday, 27th Feb - 4pm to 8pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-27

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£11.50

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-02-27

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)

2018-02-27
£18

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-02-27

 Orchids Festival

Free

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-02-27

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-02-27

Czechia Now!

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Feb - All Day)
A major new contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London’s ancient woodland, Epping Forest.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-02-27

The People's Forest

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Feb - 10am to 5:30pm)
This display looks at the changing roles of currency and exchange in communist states in the century since the 1917 Russian Revolution. (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-02-27

The currency of communism

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Feb - All Day)
Explore the history behind the creation of the open spaces, gardens, and conservatory that are found across the Barbican Estate and Arts Centre. (Closing soon Tue, 20th Mar)

2018-02-27

Flying Trees and Sunken Squares

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Feb - 9:30am to 9pm)
The office of 2035: what will it look like and how will it support the way we will work?  (Closing soon Wed, 21st Mar)

2018-02-27

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 27th Feb 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-02-27
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-02-27
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 27th 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.  ()
2018-02-27
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-02-27
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 10th Mar at 07:30am


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