The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 18th October.


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Top events in London on Fri 18th Oct 2019

Historian Stephen Bourne explores the lives of black servicemen and Britain's black community during the First World War.
11:30am to :
 
Chelsea
 Black Poppies
A festival focused on Sicilian food, with art, exhibitions and food demonstrations.
4:30pm to 10pm
 
Whitechapel
Sicily Fest
Sex, drugs and debauchery on the dance floor – this restoration of the 1998 disco drama has it all.
6:30pm to :
 
Barbican
54: The Director’s Cut (15)
Join astronomer Dr Robert Massey and art historian Dr Alexandra Loske for an illustrated talk about how our obsession with the Moon has manifested itself in the sciences and visual arts,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Clerkenwell
For 4 evenings, an installation made by artist Richard Sharples will be shown in St. George’s Gardens, together with the short film Imagining Mountains, which will be projected in the Chapel of Rest.
7pm to 9pm
 
Euston
Join four of London’s most exciting storytellers for a multicultural voyage around the moon’s myth and folklore.
7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
Euston

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 1950s: Battle of the Toy Brands
With all to play for, the big guns of the toy world competed to win. Children’s choices ultimately decided the winners and losers.
 1950s: Battle of the Toy Brands
10am to 6pm
Notting Hill
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 27th October
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This exhibition explores, through archives and photographs, life in the borough in the late 1960’s.
10am to 5pm
Farringdon
Ends on Closing soon Fri, 18th October
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 Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps
Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps (WRAC).
 Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 20th October
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The Art of Innovation explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years, and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us.
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Closing soon Fri, 24th January
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African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
A display of one of the world’s largest private collections of African textiles.
African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
10:30am to 5pm
Euston
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 14th December
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An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník at the Wallace Collection
An opportunity to see excellence in contemporary design alongside the Wallace Collection’s own art works.
An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník at the Wallace Collection
11am to 5pm
Marylebone High St
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 27th October
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Antony Gormley
Antony Gormley takes over the Main Galleries with a series of works that test the scale and light of the RA’s architecture.
Antony Gormley
10am to 10pm
Picadilly
Ends on Closing soon Tue, 3rd December
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Architecture of London
This exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present day to illustrate how London’s ever-changing cityscape has inspired visiting and resident artists over four centuries.
Architecture of London
10am to 5pm
City of London
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 1st December
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“Wake Up Slackers!” The Great Registration Controversy
This exhibition commemorates 100 years of nursing registration in the UK by delving into the heated arguments that characterised the registration debate.
“Wake Up Slackers!” The Great Registration Controversy
9am to 7pm
Harley Street
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 18th March
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An exhibition telling the story of the Old Lady through items selected from the vast collections amassed since the Bank was founded in 1694.
10am to 5pm
Harley Street
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 18th March
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 18th October 2019

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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