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 Tue 29th May 2018
The 358th Oak Apple Day to commemorate the anniversary of the day that King Charles II returned to London.
This talk will analyze the emergence of French rescue networks during WWII
6:30pm to 8pm
A talk about the M.I.5 London Reception Centre, located in the Royal Victoria Patriotic Building on Wandsworth Common during WW2.
Starts at 6:30pm
Ealing Civic Society's next lecture will be to update on the progress of the development so far.
Starts at 7:30pm
This lecture seeks to shed light rather than heat, by assessing just how odd (different, exceptional, peculiar) Sparta really might have been.
1pm to 2pm
Computers are changing warfare profoundly because military strategy has always been geographically based but there are no borders in cyberspace.
6pm to 7pm
Lester Hillman, an infrastructure planner, explores the colourful story.
2pm to 3pm
City of London
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Closing soon Wed, 30th May)
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)
Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun)
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)
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)
A photo-story by award-winning photographer Jim Grover that captures the lives of the first generation of Caribbean migrants here in South London (Closing soon Sun, 10th Jun)
What would the past have been like in the Middle Ages if the future had happened before? (Closing soon Sat, 16th Jun)
First London exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun)
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)
(Tuesday, 29th May - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Tue 29th May 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Walking Tours of London on Tue 29th May 2018
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.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 30th May at 06:45pm
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