The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 23rd January.


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Top events in London on Thu 23rd Jan 2020

Iain Borden relates the history of skateboarding from the 1960s surf beaches of California through the swimming pools and skateparks of the 1970s through to the later episodes of street-skating.
1pm to 2pm
 
Lunch Hour Lecture: Skateboarding and the City
This presentation will delve the plan, governance, process, operation and maintenance of the Electrified Standard Gauge Railway projects implemented in Ethiopia.
6pm to 8pm
 
Pimlico
Plan, process & governance of a modern railway in Ethiopia
This panel discussion invites contributors to reflect on the installation and how it might speak to current debates around identity, childhood and belonging.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Pimlico
Steve McQueen Year 3: A Discussion
A series of lectures exploring the imaginative conservation and reuse of historic buildings
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 8pm
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 8pm
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 9pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-23
2020-01-26
Gauguin Portraits
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-07
2020-01-26
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art.
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
10am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-17
2020-01-26
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself.
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-27
2020-01-26
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
The Gallery becomes a painting studio, an imagined chapel and a room-sized experiment in this immersive exhibition that leads you through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci to explore his masterpiece, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’.
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-11-09
2020-01-26
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
The first exhibition in the UK to fully explore the relationship between the English Arts and Crafts movement and the Bauhaus, the ground-breaking German art school.
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-19
2020-01-26

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 23rd 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
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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!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-01-23
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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.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-01-23
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