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.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

'That is Bella, Only Seven': The Depiction of Holocaust Survivors in Liberator Narratives

Free talk on the millenia old craft of stone carving by expert from City & Guilds.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

Historic Stone Carving - A Talk by Tim Crawley

Embroiderers, Hand & Lock demonstrate the techniques used to create the ornate motifs and monograms seen on Edward Green’s customisable slippers.
 4pm to 7:30pm
 
 St James
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

London Craft Week - Slipper Embroidery

This evening will bring together leaders in the field to discuss how journalism must balance the championing of industry causes with scrutiny.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

#MeToo in business journalism

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.
 10:30am to 12pm
 
 Sloane Square
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

London Craft Week - A Georgian-Inspired Kitchen

An opportunity to see behind the scenes of a murder crime scene and the investigation.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Southwark
2018-05-10
2018-05-10

Murder Most Foul?

Discover an exhibition of over 80 pieces by William De Morgan, the most important and inventive ceramist of the Victorian Arts & Crafts movement.
 10am to 11am
 
 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. (Closing soon Fri, 11th May)

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. (Closing soon Sat, 12th May)

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. (Closing soon Sat, 12th May)

2018-05-10
This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

2018-05-10
Free

(Thursday, 10th May - 11am to 6pm)
Paul Catherall showcases the breadth of his work across two decades of printmaking in a major solo show of his linocuts- his ode to an ever-changing London skyline. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

2018-05-10

Paul Catherall: Futures Past - 20 years of Linocuts

£9

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

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. (Closing soon Wed, 16th May)

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 (Closing soon Wed, 16th May)

2018-05-10

Under the Microscope

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

09:00amSilver CloudDown river
08:20amTugsUp river

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