The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 29th January.


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Top events in London on Wed 29th Jan 2020

A talk by historian and author, Sarah Wise, on life in the Victorian slums in Shoreditch.
2pm to 3pm
 
Clerkenwell
The Blackest Streets: The Victorian Slums of Shoreditch
A panel of historians, nurses and social scientists explore why nursing remains undervalued in terms of status and pay.
5pm to 7pm
 
Harley Street
The value of care: Women’s work and emotional labour
This talk will explore the history behind the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, paying particular attention to issues of building safety and the culture of risk.
6:30pm to :
 
Clerkenwell
A series of lectures exploring the imaginative conservation and reuse of historic buildings
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Clerkenwell
To celebrate the recent opening of the world’s largest medical galleries, January’s Lates will explore how medical innovations have shaped our world.
6:45pm to 10pm
 
South Kensington
Hear Professor Clive Bloom as he tells the story of a lost world of immigrant politics and anarchists.
7:30pm to :
 
Tottenham
The Russian Anarchists and Dissidents in East London from 1890-1910

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition about the modern model of dating -- online and smartphones.
1pm to 9pm
Brentford
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 1st March
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 Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature's Young Rebels
A family-friendly exhibition bringing together young rebels from children’s literature
 Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature's Young Rebels
11am to 5pm
Camden
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 1st March
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An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.
24/7
11am to 8pm
Strand
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 23rd February
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ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition
This immersive experience charts their music, lyrics, creative process and influence as one of the most iconic pop bands of the modern age.
ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition
All Day
Greenwich
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
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Army Film and Photographic Competition: 2020 winners
This display of winning entries from the latest Army Film and Photographic Competition gives a unique insight into life in the British Army.
Army Film and Photographic Competition: 2020 winners
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Closing soon Thu, 13th February
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‘I loved the song which Nature sung’ - London’s Epping Forest
An exhibition of paintings by Alison Chaplin of the ever-changing landscape of Epping Forest.
‘I loved the song which Nature sung’ - London’s Epping Forest
9:30am to 5:30pm
Barbican
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 29th January
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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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Beatrix Potter's Fairyland
From ‘honey dew’ drinking parties to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, discover Beatrix Potter’s response to the world of fairies and fairytales.
Beatrix Potter's Fairyland
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
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Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
An exhibition about the man, the Christmas he created, and how he fell out of love with the season he helped to create.
Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 18th March
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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 29th 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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Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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