What's on in London on Monday 9th 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 Mon 9th Apr 2018

£10.00

(Monday, 9th Apr - 7:15pm to 8:30pm)
Poet and author Fiona Sampson sifts through letters, diaries and records to illuminate the real woman behind her canonical work.  (Camden)
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Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

£2.00
An illustrated talk by Kenneth Greenway for the Barking & District Historical Society.  (Barking)
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£5.00

(Monday, 9th Apr - 12:30pm to 1:30pm)
Collaborative doctoral student Becky Lawton will discuss the physical features of this letter, and what they can reveal about the act of writing and receiving a letter in the 8th century.  (Camden)
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Writing a Letter in Anglo-Saxon England

£7.48

(Monday, 9th Apr - 6:30pm to 8pm)
An evening talk exploring the connections between Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Benjamin Franklin, going beyond electricity and the spark of life.  (Trafalgar Square)
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Franklin to Frankenstein

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report, which laid the foundation for the modern welfare state. (Closing soon Fri, 13th Apr)

2018-04-09

A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State

£8.50

(Monday, 9th 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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£18

(Monday, 9th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
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

(Monday, 9th 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)

2018-04-09

Fulham Palace Through Postcards

Free

(Monday, 9th 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

(Monday, 9th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
Fantastical realities seen through the eyes of artists, architects and designers. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Apr)

2018-04-09

London Visions

Free

(Monday, 9th Apr - 9am to 9pm)
An exhibition of texts from the Library of the Royal Society of Medicine. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Apr)

2018-04-09

A Georgian Miscellany: Medicine 1713 - 1768

Free

(Monday, 9th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
Fathoming flow in the body, the sewer, the river and the city – a new work by Somerset House Studios artist Eloise Hawser. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Apr)

2018-04-09

Eloise Hawser: By the deep, by the mark

Free

(Monday, 9th Apr - 10am to 4:30pm)
An exhibition that explores the impact that jazz had on Britons from 1918. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Apr)

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Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain

Free

(Monday, 9th Apr - 9am to 6pm)
The exhibition explores the ideas and skills that go into great underground structures and looks to a future where smart subterranean construction can contribute ever greater benefits. (Closing soon Sat, 28th Apr)

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Welcome to the underworld

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Mon 9th Apr 2018

Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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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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