What's on in London on Wednesday 23rd 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 23rd May 2018

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd May - 10am to 5pm)
30th annual competition to celebrate the best in pewter making - one day exhibition of the winning entries.  (City of London)
2018-05-23
2018-05-23

Pewter Live 2018

Professor Wilson will examine the causes, conduct and consequences of the Thirty Years’ War, Europe’s most destructive conflict prior to the two 20th-century world wars.  (Barbican)
2018-05-23
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Free
This lecture will use examples of how the public may be misled and consider the implications of such misunderstanding.   (Barbican)
2018-05-23
2018-05-23

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd May - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd.

2018-05-23

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.

2018-05-23

 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Wednesday, 23rd 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.

2018-05-23

 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd May - 10am to 6pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners

2018-05-23

Tacita Dean: Still Life

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd 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.

2018-05-23

​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.

2018-05-23

Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War.

2018-05-23

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Free
Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968.

2018-05-23

AOP50: 50 Years of the Association of Photographers

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd May - 8am to 5pm)
A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours.

2018-05-23

Just Type

Free

(Wednesday, 23rd May - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg.

2018-05-23

Fatberg!

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 23rd 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.  ()
2018-05-23
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.  ()
2018-05-23
 

Tower Bridge opening times

03:00pmSailing Vessel Eye of the WindUp river
03:30pmSailing Vessel Eye of the WindDown river
11:15amSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river
05:00pmSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river

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