What's on in London on Wednesday 30th 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 30th May 2018

Free
A lunchtime conversation with a particle physicist about her work in Antarctica looking for neutrinos – the building blocks of the universe.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Camden
2018-05-30
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Neutrinos

This month's Science Museum Lates will be exploring the history of the domestic sphere, the innovations that changed it and how the space we inhabit in our youth influences our adult lives.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-05-30
2018-05-30
Ensonglopedia of Science sees Hinton present a song about science for every letter of the alphabet – expect atoms, big bangs, cells, DNA and plenty more.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-05-30
2018-05-30

Ensonglopedia of Science

A very rare opportunity to join the capital's chronicler of the counterculture Barry Miles in conversation with historian Frank Rynne on the London life of the beat writer William Burroughs.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
2018-05-30
2018-05-30
What is Russia’s place in the world now? And what does the turbulence of the last 25 years tell us about where it is heading?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-05-30
2018-05-30

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

2018-05-30

Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Wednesday, 30th 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)

2018-05-30

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)

2018-05-30

AOP50: 50 Years of the Association of Photographers

Free

(Wednesday, 30th 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)

2018-05-30
Free

(Wednesday, 30th 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. (Closing soon Sat, 9th Jun)

2018-05-30

Just Type

Free

(Wednesday, 30th May - 10am to 6pm)
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)

2018-05-30

Windrush: Portrait of a Generation

Free

(Wednesday, 30th May - 11am to 7pm)
This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future. (Closing soon Mon, 11th Jun)

2018-05-30

Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future

Free

(Wednesday, 30th May - 10am to 5pm)
What would the past have been like in the Middle Ages if the future had happened before? (Closing soon Sat, 16th Jun)

2018-05-30
Free

(Wednesday, 30th May - 10:30am to 5pm)
First London exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia.  (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun)

2018-05-30

China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson

Free

(Wednesday, 30th May - 9:30am to 5:30pm)
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)

2018-05-30

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 30th 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.  ()
2018-05-30
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.  ()
2018-05-30
 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:45pmSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river

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