What's on in London on Wednesday 14th 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 Wed 14th Mar 2018

£12.15

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 6:30pm to 9pm)
This talk will cover funereal fashion at its finest, focusing on the Victorian cult of mourning, including Maisons de Deuil (mourning warehouses), mourning etiquette and jewellery, and a brief history of black in fashion.  (Barbican)
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Funeral Fashions and the Victorian Mourning Craze

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 6pm to 7pm)
This lecture considers the challenges that the NHS and its suppliers face in employing personalised medicine.   (Barbican)
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Lord Hindlip recounts a career through the major works of art that have passed through his hands over the last fifty years.  (South Kensington)
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Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 5:30pm to 10pm)
There will be interactive science stands about domestic and big cats, and you can use specialist equipment to see how clinicians diagnose illnesses in pets.  (Camden)
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Night at the Vet College: Feline fitness

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 6:30pm to 8pm)
Come and hear from two former and serving HM Ambassadors about their experiences being posted abroad.  (Whitehall)
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Matthew Gould and Anwar Choudhury in conversation

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 6pm to 9:30pm)
An evening of pop-up science and explore the kaleidoscopic mix of patterns studied at the Francis Crick Institute.  (Camden)
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Crick Late: Patterns

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 6:30pm to 8pm)
The 2017 general election saw young people engage with politics in a radically new way. Liam Young looks at how Labour under Jeremy Corbyn galvanised this support.  (Holborn)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

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Czechia Now!

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 12pm to 11pm)
Daily Rites examines modern humans and the ritualistic heart of our most apparently civilised behaviour. (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

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Daily Rites

Free

(Wednesday, 14th 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)

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The People's Forest

Free

(Wednesday, 14th 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)

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The currency of communism

Free

(Wednesday, 14th 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)

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Flying Trees and Sunken Squares

Free

(Wednesday, 14th 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)

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(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 8am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Mar)

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(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 9:30am to 5:30pm)
This exhibition features rare Soviet scores, texts and vinyl, and tells stories of Soviet composers’ complex negotiations with political power (Closing soon Tue, 27th Mar)

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The Centre for Russian Music: Inside the Collections

Free
Creating sculptures and installations from caul fat and other animal organs, artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva draws attention to parts of the body we would sometimes rather forget. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Mar)

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Internal Beauty: An exhibition by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Free

(Wednesday, 14th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City. (Closing soon Fri, 30th Mar)

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City Streets: Transport for a changing Square Mile

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Wed 14th Mar 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Appreciate its history and development close up and see first hand the forgotten 'Arsenal', neglected Thameside and faded shopping centre.
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Walking Tours of London on Wed 14th Mar 2018

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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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 21st Mar at 09:30pm


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