The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 13th August.


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Top events in London on Tue 13th Aug 2019

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the brightest and most active meteor showers in the year.
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Lisa Drewe, author of Islandeering, will take us on a unique adventure around the outer edge of the UK's 50 most spectacular islands.
7pm to 8:15pm
 
Soho
Islandeering by Lisa Drewe
Speakers include Jacqueline Riding, historian for Mike Leigh’s film Peterloo, and George Hay, records specialist at The National Archives.
7:30pm to 9pm
 
Richmond
The Peterloo Massacre at 200

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

For this exhibition, Mourad explores the story of Babel, using visual imagery as a means to connect people across the language divide.
Seeing Through Babel
11am to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Thu, 15th Aug
2019-08-13
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This exhibition brings the world’s largest refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, to Westfield Stratford City for one week.
All Day
Olympic Park
Closing soon Sun, 18th Aug
2019-08-13
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An exhibition exploring 300 years of lunar and celestial cartography from early astronomers in the 17th century to the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 and beyond.
The Mapping of the Moon: 1669 – 1969
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Wed, 21st Aug
2019-08-13
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This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sun, 25th Aug
2019-08-13
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This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
Raw Materials: Plastics
10am to 5pm
Bow
Closing soon Sun, 25th Aug
2019-08-13
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Prepare for your preconceptions of AI to be challenged by this timely exhibition, that reflects on how this technology impacts our very existence.
AI: More than Human
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-13
2019-08-13
One of the biggest mysteries in physics today is what exactly makes up our Universe, and why – 95 per cent of it cannot be observed.
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-13
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£19.50  
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
10am to 5:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-13
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More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
3pm to 4pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
2019-08-13
2019-08-13
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
9:30am to 8pm
Camden
Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
2019-08-13
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 13th August 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Guided tours of one of London's oldest and most famous churches.
 2:15pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-13
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Weekly tour of St Bride's Church

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 13th August 2019

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-13
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Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches