What's on in London on Thursday 8th March 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 Thu 8th Mar 2018

​Come and celebrate International Women’s Day at an evening of lively discussions with a panel of inspirational leading women.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Euston
2018-03-08
2018-03-08

Breaking the Silence: Women, Leadership, and #MeToo

A screening of a biography about the film star who was also a scientist and inventor of a radio system that underpins todays smartphones.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 East Finchley
2018-03-08
2018-03-08

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story plus Q&A with Susan Sarandon

Dr David Clarke, Principal Lecturer in Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University, will talk about the remarkable stories behind some of the images from his book
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Richmond
2018-03-08
2018-03-08

UFO files at The National Archives

This talk by Rebecca Walker looks at the life and times of one of the collection’s photographers - Frederick Tibbs, a City of London police officer - and of the City he patrolled from the Roaring Twenties through to World War II.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
2018-03-08
2018-03-08

Finding Fred: The Story of City of London Police’s Blitz Photographer

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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)

2018-03-08
£18

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 10am to 4:15pm)
A celebration of Thailand's vibrant plant life and culture at Kew's Orchids Festival. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Mar)

2018-03-08

 Orchids Festival

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - All Day)
A display of rarely-seen records, players and recorders, exploring how technology has transformed our listening experience. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Mar)

2018-03-08

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-03-08

Czechia Now!

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 12pm to 11pm)
Daily Rites examines modern humans and the ritualistic heart of our most apparently civilised behaviour. (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-03-08

Daily Rites

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 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)

2018-03-08

The People's Forest

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 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)

2018-03-08

The currency of communism

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 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)

2018-03-08

Flying Trees and Sunken Squares

Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 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)

2018-03-08
Free

(Thursday, 8th Mar - 8am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Mar)

2018-03-08

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 8th Mar 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.  ()
2018-03-08
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-03-08
 

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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