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


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Top events in London on Fri 17th Jan 2020

Over 50 clubs and societies will be present displaying their members work. In total, nearly 2,000 models will be on display.
10am to 5pm
 
Wood Green
London Model Engineering Exhibition
Sir Nicholas Young discusses the colourful exploits of his father, Major Leslie Young, from Dunkirk to D-Day and beyond.
11:30am to :
 
Chelsea
Escaping with his life

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
Discover the remarkable world of codebreaking, ciphers and secret communications in use by British and foreign governments.
Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sat, 18th January
2019-07-10
2020-01-18
Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
An exhibition of original Cuban propaganda posters and magazines.
Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
10am to 5:30pm
Kings Cross
Closing soon Sun, 19th January
2019-09-27
2020-01-19
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
ON EDGE aims to open conversation around the causes of and responses to anxiety today through art, design, psychology and neuroscience.
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 19th January
2019-09-19
2020-01-19
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
A journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists.
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
10am to 8pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 19th January
2019-10-04
2020-01-19
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
This exhibition charts IPR’s development over the past 50 years, from its response to welfare reform to its continued endeavour to meet the changing needs of local residents.
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Tue, 21st January
2019-11-01
2020-01-21
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
Closing soon Fri, 24th January
2019-09-25
2020-01-24
Winter Lights
Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 25 spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow.
Winter Lights
4pm to 10pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sat, 25th January
2020-01-16
2020-01-25
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship.
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 25th January
2019-09-27
2020-01-25
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend.
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 25th January
2019-09-27
2020-01-25
 Bridget Riley
Spanning 70 years of Riley’s work, this exhibition offers visitors an unparalleled opportunity to experience powerful and engaging works by one of the most important artists of our time.
 Bridget Riley
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-23
2020-01-26

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Walking tours of London on Friday 17th January 2020

Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, body snatchers, Charles Dickens, an eighteenth century ghost, and William Wallace (and learn how he was in no fit state to shout "Freeeedoooommmm!")
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-01-17
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
2020-01-17
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-01-17
2020-01-17