What's on in London on Saturday 17th 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 17th Mar 2018

Spring fair with Nordic foods and crafts goods, plus Street Fair on the Saturday.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Rotherhithe
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Explore the labyrinthine spaces of the Barbican Highwalks with this interactive performance piece
 Starts at 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Satellites

A pop-up exhibition of some of the artefacts discovered during the excavation of the Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Hackney
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An occasional opening of a decorated underground chamber built in the 18th century.
 10am to 12:30pm
 
 Twickenham
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Occasional opening of Pope's Grotto

See the Triple in steam for the first time this year plus a display of items – some weird and some wonderful
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Feltham
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Kempton Steam Museum open weekend

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th Mar - 11am to 6pm)
Reframe Dementia is a multimedia art exhibition that explores the personal stories behind the condition and the research taking place that will change the future.  (Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar)

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Reframe Dementia

Free

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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

(Saturday, 17th 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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(Saturday, 17th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Mar)

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(Saturday, 17th Mar - 9:30am to 4pm)
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

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 17th Mar 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Join us for a free tour of our Library and Archives, especially if you're researching your family history.
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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 17th 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.  ()
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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

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


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