What's on in London on Tuesday 14th August 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 14th Aug 2018

Explore the brand new telescope facility at the Royal Observatory and see some of the spectacular images taken.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free
Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats. (Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug)

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A Sort of Home: 1970s Whitechapel – David Hoffman

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 11am to 5pm)
Through this exhibition, biomimetic design elements as well as the multilayering of fluid identities and dress are explored. (Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug)

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£18

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 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

£14.50

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - All Day)
This mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul – the first in London – explores the artist’s extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space.  (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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Lee Bul

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - All Day)
Mark 100 years since the iconic leader’s birth, in this exhibition about his fight for equality. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition

£16

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of the Summer Exhibition, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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The Great Spectacle

£10
Hundreds of genuine Spice Girls stage costumes on display beside thousands of items of memorabilia and merchandise. (Closing soon Mon, 20th Aug)

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SPICEUP - An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 9:30am to 9pm)
This collection of photographs taken in 2015 by architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright offers the opportunity to step into one of the most restricted and enigmatic places on the planet Inside North Korea. (Closing soon Tue, 21st Aug)

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Inside North Korea

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - All Day)
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.  (Closing soon Wed, 22nd Aug)

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Print! Tearing It Up

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
A display of some of street artist Banksy's early works. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Aug)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 14th Aug 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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Walking Tours of London on Tue 14th Aug 2018

Resident artist and musician Hannah Hull will lead a tour around the outside perimeter of Holloway Prison  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

05:55amTugsDown river
05:15amSilver WindUp river
09:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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