What's on in London on Sunday 8th July 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 Sun 8th Jul 2018

As part of the RAF's 100th anniversary events, there will be a display of military aircraft on Horseguards Parade.
 All Day
 
 Whitehall
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Military aircraft display on Horseguards

Annual open day of the two cemeteries with guided walks, the chapel will be open, and history display.
 11am to 4:30pm
 
 Brockley
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Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries Open Day

A note that several tall sailing ships will pass through Tower Bridge this afternoon.
 2pm to 2:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Several tall sailing ship will pass through Tower Bridge

A guided tour of the Tower of London by night, exploring ideas of power and leadership and attitudes to gender and sexuality from medieval times to the present.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 Tower Hill
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Pride, Power and Politics tour at the Tower of London

See and buy microscopes, telescopes, maritime antiques, surveyor's instruments, globes, pharmaceutical and medical sets, electrostatic machines, magic lanterns, optical toys, corkscrews, etc.
 11am to 3pm
 
 Southwark
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
Come to the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition and explore the science shaping our future with the people making it happen. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Jul)

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Free
The exhibition brings together their artworks, photographs, letters and personal possessions in the UK for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)

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Charmed lives in Greece - Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor

Free

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 10am to 5:30pm)
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)

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Romania and the Great War

£22

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

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Monet & Architecture

£17

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 10am to 5:50pm)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

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£25.50

(Sunday, 8th Jul - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)

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Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Sunday, 8th Jul - All Day)
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room (Closing soon Sun, 5th Aug)

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 Karl and Eleanor Marx

£12

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug)

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£18

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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250th Summer Exhibition

£6

(Sunday, 8th Jul - 11am to 4pm)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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A Curious Turn: Moving, Mechanical Sculpture

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 8th Jul 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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American street artist and legendary pop-surrealist painter Kenny Scharf returns to London with a series of new and never-before-seen artworks.
2018-07-08
 

Walking Tours of London on Sun 8th Jul 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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Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

07:15pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:15pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:15pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:45pmSailing Vessel ThalassaUp river
02:15pmSailing Vessel ThalassaDown river
02:00pmSailing Vessel OosterscheldeUp river
02:00pmSailing Vessel ThalassaUp river
02:30pmSailing Vessel OosterscheldeDown river
02:30pmSailing Vessel ThalassaDown river

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