What's on in London on Saturday 14th 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 Sat 14th Apr 2018

Join Mario, Pac-Man, Lara Croft and a whole host of other iconic characters from video games for the second annual London Games Festival Games Character Parade.
 12:30pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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​London Games Festival Character Parade

Tours of the the only surviving windmill in inner London
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Brixton
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend

Handmade In Highgate features some of the UK’s designer/makers.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Highgate
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Handmade in Highgate

One day conference by SubBrit into matters subterranean.
 9:30am to 5:15pm
 
 South Kensington
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This workshop explores the coroner's inquests on prisoners who died in Newgate, and opens discussion of the conditions in Newgate.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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The Newgate Dead

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£8.50

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th Apr - 10am to 4:30pm)
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

(Saturday, 14th 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)

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Eloise Hawser: By the deep, by the mark

Free

(Saturday, 14th 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

(Saturday, 14th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
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

£25

(Saturday, 14th Apr - All Day)
A large exhibition devoted to the music sensation. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 14th Apr 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Join us for a free tour of our Library and Archives, especially if you're researching your family history.
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Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 14th 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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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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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.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

07:30amMaintenance liftUp river
08:00amMaintenance liftUp river

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