What's on in London on Monday 27th 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 Mon 27th Aug 2018

Allotment tours, food for sale, honey, and perennial flowers.
 1:30pm to 5pm
 
 Finchley
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Open day at the Gordon Road Allotments

A two-day celebration of the food and drink produced in and around Enfield and the people that make it.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Enfield Town
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2018-08-27

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£14

(Monday, 27th 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)

2018-08-27

The voyages of Captain James Cook

Free

(Monday, 27th 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.

2018-08-27
£19.99

(Monday, 27th 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.

2018-08-27

Sea Creatures

Free

(Monday, 27th 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.

2018-08-27

At Last! Votes for Women

Free

(Monday, 27th 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.

2018-08-27
Free

(Monday, 27th Aug - 9am to 5pm)
This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s.

2018-08-27

Archetypes and Archives

£9.80

(Monday, 27th 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.

2018-08-27

The Historic Bridge House Estates

The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.

2018-08-27

Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today

Fifty years since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring we look at how cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through humour.

2018-08-27

Make Love Not War Or We’ll Kill You; Prague Spring 1968 in Cartoons

This display explores the changing image of the West India Regiments from their creation at the end of the 18th century up to the First World War.

2018-08-27

Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Mon 27th Aug 2018

A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.  ()
2018-08-27
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.   ()
2018-08-27
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-08-27
 

Tower Bridge opening times

09:30amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
10:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
03:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river

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