What's on in London on Saturday 25th 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 Sat 25th Aug 2018

A two day festival to mark the 150th anniversary of Smithfield Markets.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Each open day will be individual to the station, but there will a fire engine on display for everyone to have a good look at, and may be even get in.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Each day features a 5 hour airshow, 2 hours of motoring demonstrations, car club displays and a Military Zone
 9am to 9pm
 
 Weybridge
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

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

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Free

(Saturday, 25th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
A striking presentation of three works by the internationally-renowned artist, Emily Allchurch. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

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Emily Allchurch: Visions of Architectural Fancy

Free

(Saturday, 25th 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)

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Somewhere in Between

The exhibition focuses on the early, 'radical moment' of Postmodernism, which it reveals to be one of the most inventive periods in British architectural history (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

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The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture

£14

(Saturday, 25th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
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)

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The voyages of Captain James Cook

£19.99

(Saturday, 25th 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)

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Sea Creatures

Free

(Saturday, 25th Aug - 11am to 6pm)
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)

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At Last! Votes for Women

£3

(Saturday, 25th Aug - 11am to 4:30pm)
The story of the Titanic disaster through artefacts including stories from local people, who have a connection to the ship (Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug)

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Titanic -  Honour and Glory

Free

(Saturday, 25th Aug - 9:30am to 3:45pm)
This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

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Archetypes and Archives

£9.80

(Saturday, 25th 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. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

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The Historic Bridge House Estates

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 25th Aug 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
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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 25th 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.  ()
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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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

05:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
06:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
08:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
09:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
01:15pmDutch MasterDown river

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