What's on in London on Thursday 5th April 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 5th Apr 2018

Prof. Harro Mass explores the ideas behind measuring self-improvement, from Benjamin Franklin's cardinal virtues, to the 'ledgers of merit and demerit' of the Ming dynasty, and daily planners of the Victorian period.   (Trafalgar Square)
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Filling the Grid: Benjamin Franklin’s Art of Moral Improvement in Historical Perspective

£1.00

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 7:30pm to 9pm)
Antony Clayton’s talk will explore the myriad tunnels carved under the former Borough of Holborn.  (Hampstead)
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£6.00

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 7pm to 9pm)
Intriguing and interesting stories from history delivered by a lineup of historians, comedians and experts.  (Southwark)
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History Showoff

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 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, 5th Apr - 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, 5th Apr - 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

Free

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 9am to 7pm)
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report, which laid the foundation for the modern welfare state. (Closing soon Fri, 13th Apr)

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A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State

£8.50

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
Discover how much of the most iconic British design was produced by immigrants to this country. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

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Free
An exhibition revealing the story behind the Museum’s most treasured possession. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

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Egypt Uncovered: Belzoni and the Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I

£18

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 10am to 8pm)
A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age.A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

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Free

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 12:30pm to 3:30pm)
A new exhibition surveying the variety of postcards from all periods relating to Fulham Palace and exploring what they reveal about its history. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

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Fulham Palace Through Postcards

Free

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
Consider speculative London futures as depicted in fiction past and present. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

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Imagined Futures

Free

(Thursday, 5th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
Fantastical realities seen through the eyes of artists, architects and designers. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

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London Visions

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 5th Apr 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 Sat 14th Apr at 07:30am


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