What's on in London on Thursday 29th 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 29th Mar 2018

Free

(Thursday, 29th Mar - Starts at 10:30am)
A new series of free morning talks on Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower will be held monthly.  (Whitehall)
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Big Ben: ticking through time

Free

(Thursday, 29th Mar - 7:03pm to 10:03pm)
A selection of vintage vehicles on display in the evening inside Greenwich market.  (Greenwich)
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(Thursday, 29th Mar - 7pm to 9pm)
What is the beauty in the game? Should gaming now be considered the most widespread art form?  (Southwark)
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The Art of Gaming: Violet Nights

£7.48

(Thursday, 29th Mar - Starts at 6:30pm)
Best-selling author Wendy Moore will talk about her latest book, The Mesmerist: the society doctor who held Victorian London spellbound, which tells the story of John Elliotson, the esteemed Victorian physician who introduced hypnotism to London in 1837.   (Trafalgar Square)
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The Mesmerist: How Hypnotism came to Victorian London

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 29th 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

Free

(Thursday, 29th 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)

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A Journey Through Brutalism

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

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Illuminating India: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation

Free

(Thursday, 29th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
An ambitious survey of the technological and artistic development of photography in India. (Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar)

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Illuminating India: Photography 1857–2017

£5

(Thursday, 29th 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)

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£8

(Thursday, 29th 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)

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Nature Morte

£12

(Thursday, 29th 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)

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Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

Free

(Thursday, 29th Mar - 10am to 10pm)
This exhibition showcases an exquisite range of material, including Sanskrit, Persian and Tibetan manuscripts. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Apr)

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Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

£15

(Thursday, 29th Mar - 10am to 5:30pm)
This exhibition includes objects of belief from societies around the world and through time. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Apr)

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Living with gods peoples, places and worlds beyond

£8

(Thursday, 29th Mar - 10am to 5:45pm)
Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh have gone on display for the first time in nearly 40 years. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Apr)

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Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 29th 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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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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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