What's on in London on Saturday 20th October 2018

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and random miscellany happening around London.


Special Events

Surprisingly, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£22

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art,

2018-10-20

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Free

(Saturday, 20th Oct - All Day)
Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent.

2018-10-20

Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land

£7

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 5:30pm)
An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.

2018-10-20

Colour: The Rainbow Revealed

Free

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.

2018-10-20

Roman Dead

£8

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 5:30pm)
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces.

2018-10-20

Special Forces: In the Shadows

Free

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 9am to 5pm)
Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work.

2018-10-20

Sublime Symmetry

Free

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
Explore the remarkable story of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from the opposition and immense challenges faced by early pioneers to the latest research today.

2018-10-20
Free

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 5:50pm)
A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.

2018-10-20

 The Art of British Natural History

£8.80

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 4pm)
Explore the origins of the Dowding System and its legacy in later years.

2018-10-20

100 Years of Air Defence

£9.50

(Saturday, 20th Oct - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition investigates and reveals Dickens’s deep and influential interest in medicine, chemistry, geology, the energy of the Earth and the ability of science to drive change.

2018-10-20

Charles Dickens: Man of Science

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 20th Oct 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.
2018-10-20
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-10-20
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 20th Oct 2018

A guided walk around the old Parish of St Pancras, the edge of London where old and new collide, to meet the old and new gods that have sprung up, and the outsiders who have disrupted time, and space, and the way we see the world.
2018-10-20
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.  ()
2018-10-20
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-10-20
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-10-20
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-10-20
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-10-20
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 11th Nov at 10:10am


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