Things to do in London in February 2019

The ianVisits guide to February's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Tuesday 26th February

We explore the human fascination with cats, what it tells us about humans and the structure of the internet itself.
7pm to 8:30pm
As technology and media continue to change our society at a rapid rate, what are the implications for our privacy, democracy and role as citizens?
7:30pm to 8:30pm

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Wednesday 27th February

After Rachel demonstrates how she and her colleagues bring puppets to life, we will discuss how her expertise in dexterity, team-working and preparation for performance can shed light on the world of surgery.
6pm to 7pm
Join a panel of entrepreneurs and innovation experts to discuss how we can tackle the world’s biggest problems in innovative ways to benefit society.
6pm to 7pm

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Thursday 28th February

Come and explore some maritime stories from our rich and varied resources for Merchant Navy history, with Jeanie Smith, Assistant Librarian.
2pm to 3pm
City of London
Workshop: Adventures at Sea
BBC Radio 3’s arts and ideas programme Free Thinking asks 'Is British Culture Getting Weirder?'
2:30pm to 2pm
Is British Culture Getting Weirder?
In conversation with Miranda France, acclaimed travel writer Monisha Rajesh discusses her wonderfully vivid account of her 45,000 mile journey circumnavigating the globe along the world's most remarkable railways.
6pm to 8pm
St James
Around the World in 80 Trains
'Future Cities' teases out the links between speculation and practice, exploring a breathtaking range of imagined cities – submerged, floating, flying, vertical, underground, ruined and salvaged.
6pm to 8pm
St James
This talk will show how ideas we usually relegate to the lunatic fringe have had a significant impact on the world we live in, and may indeed inform our political future.
6:30pm to 7:45pm
The story of ‘the first modern lesbian’ is told by Jill Liddington, Angela Steidele and guests
7pm to 8:30pm
An array speakers will be delving into queer science history, talking all manner of fascinating subjects.
7pm to 10pm
Pride in STEM - Out Thinkers
The stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated.
7:30pm to 9pm
Black Tudors

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