What's on in London on Thursday 10th May 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 10th May 2018

Dr. Mark Celinscak will discuss his recent book, which re-examines the surrender and relief of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northwest Germany at the end of the Second World War.  (Russell Square)
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'That is Bella, Only Seven': The Depiction of Holocaust Survivors in Liberator Narratives

Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 7pm to 8pm)
Free talk on the millenia old craft of stone carving by expert from City & Guilds.  (Southwark)
2018-05-10
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Historic Stone Carving - A Talk by Tim Crawley

Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 4pm to 7:30pm)
Embroiderers, Hand & Lock demonstrate the techniques used to create the ornate motifs and monograms seen on Edward Green’s customisable slippers.  (St James)
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London Craft Week - Slipper Embroidery

£12.00

(Thursday, 10th May - 10:30am to 12pm)
Christopher Howe, of Howe London, and Merlin Wright, creative director at Plain English, discuss their collaborative work in crafting a Georgian-inspired kitchen in the basement of the Howe showroom.  (Sloane Square)
2018-05-10
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London Craft Week - A Georgian-Inspired Kitchen

£20.00

(Thursday, 10th May - 7pm to 10pm)
An opportunity to see behind the scenes of a murder crime scene and the investigation.  (Southwark)
2018-05-10
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Murder Most Foul?

£6.88
Discover an exhibition of over 80 pieces by William De Morgan, the most important and inventive ceramist of the Victorian Arts & Crafts movement.  (City of London)
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

London Craft Week - Sublime Symmetry – Celebrating De Morgan

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£11

(Thursday, 10th May - 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.

2018-05-10

Charles II: Art & Power

Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 9:30am to 6pm)
Rose Uniacke explores the enduring fascination with gold and the applications of this rare and incorruptible metal, with an in-store exploration of the art of gilding.

2018-05-10

London Craft Week - The Midas Touch: Gilding

Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 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.

2018-05-10
This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross.

2018-05-10

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

£10.50

(Thursday, 10th May - 11am to 6pm)
Taking the theme of botanicals and drink, bespoke artworks by 15 of the UK’s foremost letter carvers form a unique exhibition in the verdant surroundings of this historic garden.

2018-05-10

London Craft Week - An Elixir of Letters

Makers of leather costumes for Hollywood movies open their London studios to the public for the first time.

2018-05-10
£9

(Thursday, 10th May - 10am to 5:50pm)
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.

2018-05-10

Venom: Killer and cure

Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 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.

2018-05-10

Paintings of Westminster Abbey

Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr

2018-05-10

Under the Microscope

£6

(Thursday, 10th May - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II.

2018-05-10

Neo-Romantic Illustrations in Britain 1943-1955

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Thu 10th May 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.  ()
2018-05-10
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-05-10
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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