What's on in London on Saturday 26th 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 Sat 26th May 2018

Join John Outram, arguably Britain's most original architectural thinker, as he discusses Postmodernism, his “stylistically nameless” practice and his lost masterpiece - Harp Heating HQ
 3pm to 4pm
 
 Holborn
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John Outram reads from his 44 Lectures

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 26th May - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd. (Closing soon Sat, 26th May)

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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. (Closing soon Sun, 27th May)

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 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Saturday, 26th 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. (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

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 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

Free

(Saturday, 26th May - 10am to 6pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners  (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

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Tacita Dean: Still Life

Free

(Saturday, 26th 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. (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

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

Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Closing soon Wed, 30th May)

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Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Saturday, 26th 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. (Closing soon Thu, 31st May)

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Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Free
Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun)

2018-05-26

AOP50: 50 Years of the Association of Photographers

Free

(Saturday, 26th May - 1pm to 5pm)
The works are inspired by their exploration of both the content of the papyrus stories and the conservation and collections care of papyrus materials in museums. (Closing soon Sat, 2nd Jun)

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Free

(Saturday, 26th May - 11am to 6pm)
A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours. (Closing soon Sat, 9th Jun)

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Just Type

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 26th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 26th 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.  ()
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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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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As 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of 1918, we have a month of guided walks to commemorate the lives of the City men and women who went off to the Great War.
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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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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:00amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:45amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
03:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
04:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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