The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 17th May.


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Top events in London on Fri 17th May 2019

Join Dr James Taylor as he discusses the work of Fougasse, the artist responsible for the iconic propaganda campaign 'Careless Talk Costs Lives'.
11:30am to :
 
Chelsea
The brilliant comic poster art of Fougasse
Marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino, Matthew Parker examines one of the Second World War's bitterest struggles.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Chelsea
Madness at Monte Cassino: The view from the front line
In the context of Afro-pessimism, this lecture will imagine "the Internationale," that great song of international solidarity and revolution transcending the nation, as a blues.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Explore the zone where rebellion meets beauty and transgression meets art.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Camden

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition features twenty-four critically acclaimed projects that have pushed design boundaries through their exploration of the opportunities and challenges of timber structures.
Forest of Fabrication
10am to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 17th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
Rembrandt’s legendary painting will be the centerpiece of an exhibition of self-portraits that will also include works by Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lucian Freud, and Pablo Picasso
Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now
10am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 18th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
The first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years.
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
10am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 19th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
10am to 10pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
This exhibition displays a selection of Cultural Revolution propaganda posters, revolutionary landscapes, images of the leader and intricate papercuts all of which were collected in China during the 1970s.
Cultural Revolution - State graphics in China from the 1960s to the 1970s
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain’s leading architects and architectural draughtsmen​.
Eric Parry: Drawing
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
Spanning thousands of years, this takes a closer look at five objects that explore the relationship between food, power and control.
Feeding history: the politics of food
10am to 8:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
A major exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers.
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
10am to 9pm
Soho
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
9:30am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
Key pieces include rare and early examples of designs by Conran and Quant on display spaning the period from 1952 – 1977
 Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran – Mary Quant
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-17
2019-05-17

Exhibitions opening soon