What's on in London on Saturday 11th August 2018

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and random miscellany happening around London.


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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£12

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.

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£9.80

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
Discover the history of Bridge House Estates, the organisation that oversaw the entire construction of Tower Bridge over a century ago and continues to maintain it to this day.

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The Historic Bridge House Estates

£16.50

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
A major retrospective of work by the celebrated British artist and designer, Edward Bawden RA CBE (1903-89).

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Edward Bawden

£10.35

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
The Great British Seaside celebrates six decades of our love affair with the beach.

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The Great British Seaside

£22

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art,

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Michael Jackson: On the Wall

£7

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 5:30pm)
An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.

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Colour: The Rainbow Revealed

Free

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.

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Roman Dead

Free

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 9am to 5pm)
Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work.

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Sublime Symmetry

Free

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 5:50pm)
A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.

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 The Art of British Natural History

£11

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition that reveals sunken, forgotten letters recently recovered from a shipwreck.

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Voices from the Deep

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 11th Aug 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 11th Aug 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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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-08-11
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-08-11
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-08-11
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-08-11
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 15th Aug at 04:30pm


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