What's on in London on Tuesday 12th 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 12th Jun 2018

Join this walking tour exploring the Docklands' data centres led by Tom Ravenscroft, architectural historian and deputy editor of Dezeen.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Poplar
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LFA - Exploring the Docklands’ data centres

An evening lecture featuring two buildings whose design and use of concrete is strongly influenced by the context of their location.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 Euston
2018-06-12
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Concrete Elegance: Texture and Context

Linda Miller OBE, formerly of Crossrail gives the 12th Brunel International opening lecture.
 6pm to 7:45pm
 
 Pimlico
2018-06-12
2018-06-12

Transportation Infrastructure and Interdisciplinary Interfaces on Complex Mega-Projects

Discover what life is like on the cutting edge of international politics with author and former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Lord Ashdown
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Soho
2018-06-12
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Renowned Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto discusses his work with the Guardian’s architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Kensington
2018-06-12
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Sou Fujimoto: Futures of the Future

Imperial’s Professor Michele Dougherty talks you through her work on the 20-year-long Cassini probe mission and her work on the forthcoming JUICE probe.
 Starts at 7:30pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-06-12
2018-06-12

Imperial College Talks: First Saturn, then Jupiter

Discover stories and parts of London that you may not have known. All of this done whilst visiting some of London’s oldest pubs.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
2018-06-12
2018-06-12

A History of London Through Beer Goggles

What else can we foresee and what can we learn from the first seven decades of our cyber enabled world that will help us to design the best future for ourselves and our children?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-06-12
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In his inaugural lecture as a Visiting Professor in Practice at LSE’s School of Public Policy, Sir Nick will assess and analyse the political landscape of the UK and other western democracies.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Holborn
2018-06-12
2018-06-12

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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)

2018-06-12
Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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)

2018-06-12

China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson

Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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)

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Free

(Tuesday, 12th Jun - All Day)
A large scale, futuristic sculpture will bring the sun down to earth in a heady alchemy of nature and technology. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)

2018-06-12

Kimchi and Chips: Halo

Free

(Tuesday, 12th Jun - All Day)
A trapezoidal contemporary gateway structure will create over 400 mirrored images of St Pauls Cathedral. (Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun)

2018-06-12

LFA -  St Paul’s Gateway

Free

(Tuesday, 12th 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)

2018-06-12

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)

2018-06-12

 In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

Free

(Tuesday, 12th Jun - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

2018-06-12

Fatberg!

£12.50

(Tuesday, 12th 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)

2018-06-12

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Free

(Tuesday, 12th Jun - 12pm to 6pm)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul)

2018-06-12

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 12th Jun 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-06-12
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-06-12
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 12th Jun 2018

This surprising guided walk explores the City of London’s sounds, past, present and future.   ()
2018-06-12
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.  ()
2018-06-12
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-06-12
 

Tower Bridge opening times

05:30pmSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river

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