The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 1st November.


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Top events in London on Thu 1st Nov 2018

Many grave-owners at Highgate Cemetery already place candles on their grave around this date and this late opening will provide a wider opportunity for reflection and remembrance.
4pm to 7pm
 
Highgate
Reflect and Remember: East Cemetery Late Opening
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
5pm to 8pm
 
Camden
Mark Mason discusses his new book The Book of Seconds: The Incredible Stories of the Ones that Didn’t Quite Win. Seconds always get lost in the shadow of famous firsts - now it’s time to bring them into the spotlight
6pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Tracy Borman will tell the story of England’s most famous monarch Henry VIII through the eyes of the men who surrounded him.
6:30pm to 4pm
 
Clerkenwell
The Annual Thomas Sutton Lecture
Join Dr. James Wearn to understand the role that the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, played in the development of the Commonwealth War Graves cemeteries across the Western Front and beyond.
7pm to 8pm
 
Richmond
Iconic landscapes: Botany, design and the Western Front
Join cultural historian and BBC broadcaster Dr Christopher Harding as he presents a surprising new perspective on the modernisation of Japan.
7pm to 8pm
 
Soho

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 2nd Nov
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Explore an exclusive range of journals, logs and records that date back to the 1700s.
9am to 9pm
Harley Street
Closing soon Sat, 3rd Nov
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Award winning graphic artist Frith Kerr invites designers to respond to the female artists collected by Ernö and Ursula Goldfinger.
11am to 5pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Sun, 4th Nov
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100 projects shaping the world of tomorrow
The Future Starts Here
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 4th Nov
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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.
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 11th Nov
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£12.50  
Discover the city at night through the eyes of photographers from the late 19th century to the present day.
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 11th Nov
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An exhibition that explores the glamorous and grotesque, disturbed and diabolical, surreal and supernatural, merciless and macabre and uncanny and undead!
6pm to 11pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Fri, 16th Nov
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The feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia.
10am to 6pm
West Brompton
Closing soon Sat, 17th Nov
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This exhibition features two very talented Edwardian female illustrators whose work has been largely forgotten.
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Closing soon Sun, 18th Nov
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This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn.
The Architecture Drawing Prize
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 18th Nov
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 1st November 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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