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


Friday 26th Oct

During World War I, there was vicious and devastating fighting between Japan and Germany in the sea off the coast of Wales.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Camden
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The Forgotten War 1914-18
Roam around the Museum after hours and discover the role of females in nature and women science.
 6pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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Lates at the Natural History Museum
Join special guest Simon Singh for a drink and a lively discussion on alternative medicine, based around his appropriately-named book Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine on Trial.
 6:45pm to :
 
 Soho
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Drawing on recently declassified records in British and American files, this talk illuminates a long-hidden feature of wartime medicine: the deliberate modification of bodies for the purposes of disguise.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Pimlico
2018-10-26
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Special Operations: Plastic Surgery and Disguise in WW2
Simon Callow has spent a great deal of his life in libraries and this is his hymn to them.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Soho
2018-10-26
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The romance of libraries with guest speaker Simon Callow
Tara Finn explores illegal prostitution and its social ramifications in First World War Britain.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2018-10-26
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'A pill to cure an earthquake': Prostitution in Britain in the First World War
Dr Romany Reagan will take us on an exploration of the beginnings of occultism and the gothic imagination in Victorian culture.
 7pm to :
 
 Southwark
2018-10-26
2018-10-26
The Victorian Séance: From the Occult to the Gin Parlour
Grab some shoulder pads, blast out some Duran Duran and get ready for a wicked 1980s themed Friday Late at London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 Covent Garden
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A chilling performance of The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari.
 Starts at 7:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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A unique occasion for a chance to view the museum's specimens over the course of an afternoon, particularly if you'd like to draw them, and to see the museum's current art exhibition
 1:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 Barbican
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Open Art Afternoon
An afternoon of talks on the artists and art of the suffrage campaign through items in the Women’s Library collection.
 2pm to 6pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The Redfern Gallery is hosting a retrospective of works by Paul Feiler (1918-2013), in honour of the artist’s centenary year.
event time 11am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 27th Oct
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The exhibition presents an illustration of how craftsmanship and small industry are embedded in tradition, embrace the new, and adapt in a changing society.
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-26
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-26
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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2018-10-26
Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work.
event time 9am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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Explore the remarkable story of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from the opposition and immense challenges faced by early pioneers to the latest research today.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
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Blood bricks embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.
Blood Bricks
event time 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
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2018-10-26
A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Fri, 2nd Nov
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2018-10-26
Explore an exclusive range of journals, logs and records that date back to the 1700s.
event time 9am to 5:30pm
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Sat, 3rd Nov
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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

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