What's on in London on Tuesday 5th June 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 Tue 5th Jun 2018

Stanfords welcomes Rachel Kolsky as she talks about her new book Women’s London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
2018-06-05
2018-06-05

Women's London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives by Rachel Kolsky

In 1968 Rennie's London Bridge was sold at auction and moved to Arizona. This talk explores this remarkable story.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-06-05
2018-06-05

The Selling of London Bridge

A panel debate will discuss why so many people are feeling disenchanted with the present, and apprehensive about the future - and whether this is encouraging people to look to the past as a time of safety and security.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 St James
2018-06-05
2018-06-05

At Home in One's Past - Nostalgia as a Political and Cultural Force

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 10am to 9pm)
How do your biscuit preferences represent your identity and what type of biscuit would you reinvent yourself as? (Closing soon Fri, 8th Jun)

2018-06-05

LFA - Taking the Biscuit

Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 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)

2018-06-05

Just Type

Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 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)

2018-06-05

Windrush: Portrait of a Generation

Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 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)

2018-06-05
Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 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)

2018-06-05

China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson

Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 9:30am to 7:30pm)
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)

2018-06-05
Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 10am to 5pm)
A display of the Greenwich section of a 1:1500 scale wooden model of London as it was in 1840 (Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun)

2018-06-05

LFA - London 1840

Chloe Dewe Mathews photographs explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley’s novel.  (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

2018-06-05

 In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

Free

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

2018-06-05

Fatberg!

£12.50

(Tuesday, 5th Jun - 10am to 5:50pm)
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

2018-06-05

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 5th Jun 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-06-05
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-06-05
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 5th Jun 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.  ()
2018-06-05
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-06-05
 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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