The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 15th November.


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Top events in London on Thu 15th Nov 2018

Come and find out about the stories behind the Art and Historic Collections at the Houses of Parliament.
1pm to 2pm
 
Whitehall
Treasure Houses: Parliament’s art, historic furniture and decorative arts collections
These attacks and more will be recounted by Ian Castle, a leading expert on the history of Germany’s First World War aerial campaign against Britain.
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Clerkenwell
Germany’s First World War air raids on London - Islington and Finsbury
This panel discussion will explore different visions for social progress and the future of social policy with prominent scholars in the field.
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Holborn
In the wake of the recent activities of Russian secret services, this event presents an intriguing reconsideration of their role in the murder of Leon Trotsky.
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Holborn
Chaired by Ritchie Robertson, a panel will discuss his life and legacy.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
St James
Thinkers for our time: Goethe
The winner of the 2015 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year, Horatio Clare talks about his new book Something of his Art: Walking to Lübeck with J. S. Bach.
6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
Covent Garden
Something of his Art: Walking to Lübeck with J. S. Bach by Horatio Clare
An evening of some of the weirdest and wildest stories from the animal kingdom.
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Camden
The Great Plague, the second Dutch War, and the devastating Great Fire of London... historian Rebecca Rideal sheds light on these dramatic events and their context, revealing the terror and triumph of 1666, a watershed year in English history.
7pm to 8pm
 
Richmond
1666: Plague, war and hellfire

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 showcases discoveries made in the University of Roehampton’s extensive archive of children’s literature.
Our Mythical Childhood
9am to 6pm
Putney
Closing soon Sun, 18th 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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A huge display of over 70,000 miniature shrouds will remember everyone who died in the Battle of the Somme and doesn't have a grave.
WW1 Shrouds
10am to 7pm
Olympic Park
Closing soon Sun, 18th Nov
2018-11-15
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The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents.
Under Your Nose
10am to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 24th Nov
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition.
Jameel Prize 5
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-15
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Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive.
Michael Palin: Writer, Actor, Comedian
9:30am to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-15
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An exhibition of the first platinum prints to be created from the original 1921 negatives and amongst the earliest images to document Everest, the people and places of the region.
Everest – A Reconnaissance
10am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Tue, 27th Nov
2018-11-15
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Thursday 15th November 2018

Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 15th 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.
 tba
 
 Barbican
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