What's on in London on Tuesday 21st 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 21st Aug 2018

How three delicate glass springs revealed the global extension of nineteenth century capitalism through the repeal of the Corn Laws.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Picadilly
2018-08-21
2018-08-21

Paying the Tolls: Glass in Time and the Regulation of the Free Trade State

A one-night only exhibition of images exploring the state of undress.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Hackney
2018-08-21
2018-08-21
Sir Peter Crane will give an overview of the evolution of flowers in the age of the dinosaurs and Louise Yates will talk about how we are bringing this story to life.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Upper Norwood
2018-08-21
2018-08-21

Dinosaur Landscapes and the Beginnings of Flowers

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Tuesday, 21st 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)

2018-08-21

Inside North Korea

Free

(Tuesday, 21st 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)

2018-08-21

Print! Tearing It Up

Free

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 10am to 6pm)
A display of some of street artist Banksy's early works. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Aug)

2018-08-21
Free

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

2018-08-21

Somewhere in Between

£14

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 9:30am to 8pm)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug)

2018-08-21

The voyages of Captain James Cook

Free

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 10am to 5pm)
This two week long exhibition will contain paintings from the recently published book 'The illustrated College Herbal. Plants from the Pharmacopea Londonensis of 1618' and treasures from the Herbarium of the Pharmaceutical Society. (Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug)

2018-08-21
£19.99

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Using a plastination process that keeps the specimens perfectly preserved, the exhibition reveals not only what lies beneath the waves, but also beneath fur, skin and scales. (Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug)

2018-08-21

Sea Creatures

Free

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 9am to 7pm)
This exhibition concentrates on the last (and often bitter) years of the long campaign of the struggle for women's right to vote from 1908 - 1914. (Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug)

2018-08-21

At Last! Votes for Women

Free

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition celebrates the 450th anniversary of the granting of the Tylers and Bricklayers' Company's charter by Elizabeth I in 1568.  (Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug)

2018-08-21
Free

(Tuesday, 21st Aug - 9am to 5pm)
This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

2018-08-21

Archetypes and Archives

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Tue 21st Aug 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-08-21
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
2018-08-21
 

Walking Tours of London on Tue 21st Aug 2018

Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-08-21
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 22nd Aug at 05:30pm


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