What's on in London on Thursday 22nd 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 22nd Mar 2018

Zoe Waxman will seek to explain why it is that women are still being silenced, and why motherhood, in particular, deserves serious attention.  (Russell Square)
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Mothers, Sisters, Resisters? Motherhood and the Holocaust Twenty Years on

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 6pm to 7pm)
Hear from Dr Elma Brenner about medieval people’s ambivalent relationship with water and see a selection of early manuscripts, early printed books and prints.  (Camden)
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Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - Starts at 6:30pm)
A panel discussion on the use of comics as a journalistic tool.  (Clerkenwell)
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£10.00

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 7:30pm to 9:30pm)
The City Centre is hosting its inaugural City of London Showoff in collaboration with comedian Steve Cross.  (City of London)
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 City of London Showoff

£19.00
Take an irreverent and amusing look at the not-so-famous people who have been unfairly consigned to the dustbin of history.   (Russell Square)
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£9.00

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - Starts at 7pm)
100 years after the act of Parliament which enabled women to stand for election to the House of Commons, this panel discussion explores female representation in Parliament now.  (City of London)
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Isobel Charman will guide us through the early history of the Zoological Gardens in the Regents Park, from their establishment by the ZSL in 1826 to the mid-19th century.  (Southwark)
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The Zoo: The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 2pm to 3pm)
The need to attract the population at large involved developments in printing, advertising and distribution, aspects traced in this talk by Judith Grant.  (City of London)
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History of the English State Lotteries 1694-1826

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 6:30pm to 8pm)
The Engineering Club has assembled a diverse range of presntations to explore the modern development of the bicycle.  (Euston)
2018-03-22
2018-03-22

Cycling Night - Speed, Inventiveness, Comfort

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 8am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Mar)

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Free

(Thursday, 22nd 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)

2018-03-22

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)

2018-03-22

Internal Beauty: An exhibition by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City. (Closing soon Fri, 30th Mar)

2018-03-22

City Streets: Transport for a changing Square Mile

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 10am to 6pm)
An exhibition presenting artistic homages to the versatile and majestic architectural form through a wide range of media. (Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar)

2018-03-22

A Journey Through Brutalism

Free
Take a journey through the remarkable history of Indian innovation and discovery. (Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar)

2018-03-22

Illuminating India: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation

Free

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 10am to 6pm)
An ambitious survey of the technological and artistic development of photography in India. (Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar)

2018-03-22

Illuminating India: Photography 1857–2017

£5

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 10am to 4:30pm)
Dive into the unknown story of London’s lost canals created from the 1680s to the 1830s. (Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar)

2018-03-22
£8

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 10am to 5pm)
Explore the transience of time and the problem of mortality as the 16th-century tradition of still life meets modern art. (Closing soon Mon, 2nd Apr)

2018-03-22

Nature Morte

£12

(Thursday, 22nd Mar - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' was one of the beacons by which the Pre-Raphaelites forged a radical new style of painting  (Closing soon Mon, 2nd Apr)

2018-03-22

Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 22nd 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.  ()
2018-03-22
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-03-22
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 25th Mar at 07:45pm


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