What's on in London on Saturday 10th 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 Sat 10th Mar 2018

Join best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson as she talks about her new book, Wave Me Goodbye.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Poplar
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An afternoon with Jacqueline Wilson

A festival that aims to raise complex discussions surrounding women’s rights, gender, and what it means to be a woman in 2018.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Poplar
2018-03-10
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A street party to mark the refurbishment, and imminent reopening to traffic of Dartmouth Road.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Forest Hill
2018-03-10
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Join the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society for their 55th annual conference featuring presentations by a number of experts.
 All Day
 
 Barbican
2018-03-10
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A talk about the strange and familiar interpretations of the natural world in artist Mark Dion’s work.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
2018-03-10
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 Natural History of Witchcraft

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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)

2018-03-10
£18

(Saturday, 10th 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)

2018-03-10

 Orchids Festival

Free

(Saturday, 10th 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)

2018-03-10

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Free

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

2018-03-10

Czechia Now!

Free

(Saturday, 10th Mar - 12pm to 11pm)
Daily Rites examines modern humans and the ritualistic heart of our most apparently civilised behaviour. (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

2018-03-10

Daily Rites

Free

(Saturday, 10th 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)

2018-03-10

The People's Forest

Free

(Saturday, 10th 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)

2018-03-10

The currency of communism

Free

(Saturday, 10th 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)

2018-03-10

Flying Trees and Sunken Squares

Free

(Saturday, 10th 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)

2018-03-10
Free

(Saturday, 10th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Mar)

2018-03-10

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 10th Mar 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-03-10
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 10th Mar 2018

Follow the tracks of big cats, celebrity cats, alley cats and fat cats on this walking tour.  ()
2018-03-10
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.  ()
2018-03-10
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-03-10
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-03-10
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.  ()
2018-03-10
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-03-10
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-03-10
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-03-10
 

Tower Bridge opening times

07:15pmSailing Barge WillUp river
07:45pmSailing Barge WillDown river
12:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
05:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
05:15pmSailing Barge WillUp river
06:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river
09:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
10:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river
07:30amMaintenance LiftUp river
08:00amMaintenance LiftDown river

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