What's on in London on Wednesday 16th 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 Wed 16th May 2018

£4.00

(Wednesday, 16th May - Starts at 12am)
Three days of science talks all taking place in pubs around London.
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A pint of science

£5.00

(Wednesday, 16th May - 2pm to 3:45pm)
This screening will be accompanied by a short introduction and document display.   (Richmond)
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Britain on film: Black Britain

£6.00
How much do we know about how these papers were produced and what stories and artistic traditions they represent?  (Soho)
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 Hidden in Plain View: Chinese Wallpapers in Britain and Ireland

Free

(Wednesday, 16th May - 7pm to 9pm)
Join our Sydenham Hill Wood Conservation Officer Daniel Greenwood for a guided bird walk.  (Sydenham)
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Evening bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

In this illustrated talk, Keith Lodwick will talk about the contents of the archive and some of the objects that made Strange such an influential figure.  (South Kensington)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 16th 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.

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Paintings of Westminster Abbey

Free

(Wednesday, 16th 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

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Under the Microscope

£12

(Wednesday, 16th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography.

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Free

(Wednesday, 16th May - 10am to 6pm)
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years.

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Murillo: The Self Portraits

Free

(Wednesday, 16th May - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd.

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Welcome to the Simulation

£13.50
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day.

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 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Wednesday, 16th May - 10am to 6pm)
The UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.

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 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

Free

(Wednesday, 16th May - 10am to 6pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners

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Tacita Dean: Still Life

Free

(Wednesday, 16th May - 8am to 9am)
Large landscape images explore the theme of reconciliation by capturing how time and nature have eased the scars of war on the battlefields of the Western Front.

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​Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018

Free
Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her.

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Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

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Walking Tours of London on Wed 16th May 2018

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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Tower Bridge opening times

03:15amMotor Vessel HamburgDown river
03:00amMotor Vessel HamburgDown river
10:40amSail Training Ship MorgensterUp river
03:05pmSail Training Ship MorgensterDown river

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