Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


Tuesday 12th November

A screening of the original film, with a talk about 1950 attitudes to robots.
 6:20pm to :
 
 Barbican
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (U) + presentation by Professor Noel Sharkey
Christmas gifts fair in the grounds of the ancient Charterhouse.
 11am to 8pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Join our ‘infectious’ scientists to get hands on with everything from superbugs to a zombie apocalypse and state of the art diagnostics to STIs.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
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Imperial Lates: Infectious

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The display offers food for thought for art lovers, artists and art historians alike – and celebrates the joy of looking and the possibilities of the imagination.
John Christian - Collecting the last Romantics
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Tue, 12th Nov
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This exhibition highlights Sakubei’s importance in documenting the lives of miners, the folk traditions of northern Kyushu and Japan's industrial heritage.
Yamamoto Sakubei & the Rich Seams of Japan’s Coal Mining History
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Fri, 15th Nov
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An exhibition of new paintings by contemporary artist, Naomi Frears, that depicts a variety of enigmatic human forms.
Naomi Frears
event time 11am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Ends on Sat, 30th Nov
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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
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Sun, 1st Dec
2019-11-12
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This exhibition traces the history of the Thameslink route from 1866 through to the recent £7bn modernisation programme which has transformed the route and untangled the tracks.
Untangling the Tracks
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Mon, 2nd Dec
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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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Tue, 3rd Dec
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This is an exhibition of the life and leadership of a great Australian and one of the most remarkable and highly decorated womens’ leaders of the First World War, Dame Maud McCarthy.
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event time 9am to 4pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Fri, 6th Dec
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A display of one of the world’s largest private collections of African textiles.
African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 14th Dec
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The LSE Library is marking the centenary of the appointment of William Beveridge as one of LSE’s most influential and widely known Directors.
The Power of Influence: William Beveridge as public intellectual and LSE Director
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 20th Dec
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Highlights include self-driving cars, autonomous flying drones and smart underwater vehicles like the Autosub Long Range Boaty McBoatface.
Driverless: Who is in control?
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sat, 21st Dec
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 12th November 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 12th November 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
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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

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 16th Nov at 07:30am