What's on in London on Monday 30th 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 30th Apr 2018

There visitors will be able to peruse many of the rare books held within the Marcus Beck and the library rare books stacks.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Harley Street
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Marcus Beck Library Open Day

Curator Julia Farley explores what life was like for the farmers and warriors who lived in these islands over 2,000 years ago.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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The reception of moving pictures in 1894–96 has been much mythologised. Were spectators really frightened of an approaching train?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr)

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 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Monday, 30th Apr - All Day)
A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings. (Closing soon Tue, 1st May)

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Free

(Monday, 30th Apr - All Day)
Five multi-award-winning photographers – Poulomi Basu, Sam Faulkner, Adam Ferguson, Ashley Gilbertson and Andrew Quilty – have documented the lives of people around the world who have been affected by blindness that could, and should, have been avoided.  (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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Time to See Photography Exhibition

Free

(Monday, 30th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
A rare opportunity to see stunning paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas. (Closing soon Mon, 7th May)

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Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell

£19.70

(Monday, 30th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots. (Closing soon Mon, 7th May)

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Impressionists in London

£11

(Monday, 30th Apr - All Day)
This exhibition shows the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy. (Closing soon Fri, 11th May)

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Charles II: Art & Power

Free

(Monday, 30th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
American-born artist Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour. (Closing soon Sat, 12th May)

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This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments

£9

(Monday, 30th Apr - 10am to 5:50pm)
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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Venom: Killer and cure

Free

(Monday, 30th Apr - 9:30am to 3:30pm)
See a unique series of watercolours of the interior and precincts of the Abbey church by the artist Alexander Cresswell. (Closing soon Wed, 16th May)

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Paintings of Westminster Abbey

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Mon 30th 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

09:15amSB ThistleUp river
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09:15amSailing Barge ThistleUp river
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