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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

‘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
Closing soon Wed, 29th January
2020-01-08
2020-01-29
This exhibition tells the hidden story of fire hazards, how they have changed, and the efforts that have been invested in preventing and treating injuries.
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sat, 1st February
2020-01-13
2020-02-01
Beyond Bauhaus - Modernism in Britain 1933 to 1966
On the centenary of the Bauhaus school, one of the most famous and influential design schools in modern history, this exhibition looks afresh at the birth of Modernism in Britain.
Beyond Bauhaus - Modernism in Britain 1933 to 1966
10am to 5pm
Regent Street
Closing soon Sat, 1st February
2019-10-01
2020-02-01
William Blake
Experience Blake’s visionary art in his largest show in a generation​.
William Blake
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 2nd February
2019-12-27
2020-02-02
Rembrandt's Light
A major exhibition exploring the artist’s mastery of light through 35 of his greatest paintings, etchings and drawings.
Rembrandt's Light
10am to 5pm
Dulwich
Closing soon Sun, 2nd February
2019-10-04
2020-02-02
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel.
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 9th February
2019-09-28
2020-02-09
Sacred Laos in Photographs: The Monks’ Gaze
These photographs, often taken by monks and housed within monasteries, depict day-to-day life for both the monastic and lay communities.
Sacred Laos in Photographs: The Monks’ Gaze
11am to 5pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 9th February
2019-12-27
2020-02-09
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks
This exhibition uses paintings, drawings, photographs and memorabilia to illustrate the surprising histories of London’s Royal Parks.
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks
10:30am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 9th February
2020-01-06
2020-02-09
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
Closing soon Thu, 13th February
2020-01-23
2020-02-13
Wayne Binitie: Ice Floor
In a cold room, specially created for the exhibition, slices taken from Antarctic ice cores appear to float on a solid ice floor.
Wayne Binitie: Ice Floor
9am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Closing soon Fri, 14th February
2019-11-25
2020-02-14

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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
2020-01-29
2020-01-29
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
2020-01-29
2020-01-29
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
2020-01-29
2020-01-29