What's on in London on Saturday 15th September 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 15th Sep 2018

The Grays Beachcombers will be meeting at Concrete Barges site in Rainham to clear along the Thames beach.
 8am to 1pm
 
 Rainham
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Thames clean beside the concrete barges, Rainham

An annual celebration of music, dance, arts, cuisine and creativity
 11am to 6pm
 
 Southwark
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See the ruined remains of the medieval manor house, and the newly restored shepherd's hut.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 St Mary Cray
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Discover the story of the Cathedral Church of Westminster which was designed in the Early Christian Byzantine style by the Victorian architect John Francis Bentley.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Pimlico
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Marble and Mosaic Design Tours of Westminster Cathedral

Over the course of the day find out about the history of the Port of London, once one of the busiest ports in the world
 10am to 4:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Stories of London: The River Thames - A Day of Talks

Discover how the older Elizabeth Fry, gentle Quaker prison reformer, influenced the independent, feisty Florence Nightingale and how both could teach 21st century women a thing or two today.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Southwark
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https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/festival/its-all-academic-festival-15-september-2018
 10am to 5pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 15th Sep - 10am to 5pm)
From statues and street names, to shrines and temporary artworks, Immortalised explores the variety of ways people and events have been commemorated in England, past and present.

2018-09-15

Immortalised

£5.85

(Saturday, 15th Sep - 10am to 5:50pm)
See hundreds of live butterflies and moths up-close in a tropical butterfly house.

2018-09-15

Sensational Butterflies

Free

(Saturday, 15th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.

2018-09-15

Teeth

Free

(Saturday, 15th Sep - All Day)
A large number of film collectables including from Star Wars and the Raiders of the Lost Ark will be on display for two weeks ahead of an auction.

2018-09-15

Film props on display ahead of an auction

£18

(Saturday, 15th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
Exploring the impact of World War One on British, German and French art

2018-09-15

 Aftermath Art in the Wake of World War One

£5

(Saturday, 15th Sep - 11am to 5pm)
An exhibition of feather fans from around the world.

2018-09-15

A Bird in the Hand

Free

(Saturday, 15th Sep - 10:30am to 5pm)
Over 100 dazzling artworks and objects tells the story of a cosmopolitan empire that almost ended British rule in India

2018-09-15

Empire of the Sikhs

Free
This exhibition uncovers the intricacies of the NT’s architecture, exploring its complex composition and the layers of history that Denys Lasdun buried within it.

2018-09-15

Concrete Reality - Denys Lasdun and the National Theatre

£7.50
René Goscinny’s story is brought to life through rare original scripts, storyboards, photographs, films, sketches, dressing up stations, games, and more than a little wild boar.

2018-09-15

Astérix in Britain: The Life and Work of René Goscinny

Free
This display explains the project, and showcases highlights of its work across the country so far.

2018-09-15

Money and medals mapping the UK's numismatic collections

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 15th Sep 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the internet and the genealogy websites.
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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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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 15th Sep 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.  ()
2018-09-15
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-09-15
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-09-15
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-09-15
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-09-15
 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:30pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
05:30pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
12:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
05:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
12:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
12:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
05:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
11:00amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:45amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
04:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
01:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
06:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river

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