What's on in London on Tuesday 27th 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 Tue 27th Mar 2018

Sir Muir Gray looks at the future of medicine in the context of an ageing population, and examines the shift from a focus on life expectancy to healthy life expectancy. Part of the Royal College of Physicians 500th anniversary season.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Camden
2018-03-27
2018-03-27

500 years of medicine. The future: population and personalised healthcare

Is the universe meaningless? or is there some way of developing a ‘big picture’ of reality that helps us decide our place and purpose in the universe.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2018-03-27
2018-03-27
In this lecture, Jonathan Bate will summon up the ghosts of Old Hamlet, the victims of Richard III and Julius Caesar, revealing their origins in the bloody plays of Seneca.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-03-27
2018-03-27

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-03-27

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)

2018-03-27

Internal Beauty: An exhibition by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Free
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City. (Closing soon Fri, 30th Mar)

2018-03-27

City Streets: Transport for a changing Square Mile

Free

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-03-27

A Journey Through Brutalism

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

2018-03-27

Illuminating India: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
An ambitious survey of the technological and artistic development of photography in India. (Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar)

2018-03-27

Illuminating India: Photography 1857–2017

£5

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-03-27
£8

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-03-27

Nature Morte

£12

(Tuesday, 27th 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)

2018-03-27

Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

Free

(Tuesday, 27th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition showcases an exquisite range of material, including Sanskrit, Persian and Tibetan manuscripts. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Apr)

2018-03-27

Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 27th Mar 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A walk exploring criminal activities in the City’s northern fringes through the sites of 17th century courthouses, 18th century prisons, and 19th century solutions to the punishment of crime.
2018-03-27
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-03-27
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-03-27
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 27th Mar 2018

A guided walk exploring Soho's seedy side from Georgian times up to the present day.  ()
2018-03-27
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.  ()
2018-03-27
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-03-27
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 30th Mar at 12:30pm


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