What's on in London on Thursday 12th 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 12th Apr 2018

Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
 5pm to 8pm
 
 Camden
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Royal College of Physicians: Museum Lates

Explore questions of food poverty and social responsibility with Jack Monroe and Joanna Blythman
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Cooking On A Bootstrap: Jack Monroe in Conversation

Cabaret performer and author of My Tutu went AWOL Iestyn Edwards talks about his experiences performing as drag ballerina Madame Galina to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
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My Tutu Went AWOL by Iestyn Edwards

In this talk, Dr Paul Carter, editor of Pauper Prisons, Pauper Palaces, will examine the competing notions of 19th century welfare.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
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‘May it please you sir, I am a poor man’: the Victorian poor

In his new book Simon Elliott tell this story for the first time of one of the largest military campaigns to take place in Britain.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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Septimius Severus in Scotland: The Northern Campaigns of the First Hammer of the Scots.

A talk by Inger Kroon, Project Director - Special Services, COWI Denmark.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
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Floating Suspension Bridges and other Long Span Stories

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 12th 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, 12th 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, 12th 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

(Thursday, 12th 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, 12th 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, 12th 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

Free

(Thursday, 12th Apr - 9am to 9pm)
An exhibition of texts from the Library of the Royal Society of Medicine. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Apr)

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A Georgian Miscellany: Medicine 1713 - 1768

Free

(Thursday, 12th Apr - 11am to 8pm)
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)

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Eloise Hawser: By the deep, by the mark

Free

(Thursday, 12th Apr - 10am to 4:30pm)
An exhibition that explores the impact that jazz had on Britons from 1918. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Apr)

2018-04-12

Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 12th 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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