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


Top events in London on Wed 19th Feb 2020

A series of lectures exploring the imaginative conservation and reuse of historic buildings
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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This February, we’ll be learning about the lost letters of the English alphabet, discover the secrets of better building design and bust some data mining myths.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Bethnal Green
2020-02-19
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Nerd Nite London
This talk will tell the story of the growth and development of East London.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Near Ten Miles Round… East
This lecture uses examples from cutting-edge science and medicine to explore the ethical questions which advances in robotics, personalised medicine, transplantation and artificial intelligence pose for doctors, patients and society.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2020-02-19
2020-02-19

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition about the making of Chinatown - find out about the construction and history of the iconic Leicester Square neighbourhood.
The Making of Chinatown
event time 10am to 7pm
 Closing soon Sat, 22nd Feb
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An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.
24/7
event time 11am to 8pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-19
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This small display considers the historical creation of single-use and repurposed objects and presents an artistic response to plastic waste washing up in Pacific islands.
Disposable? Rubbish and us
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-19
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Discover how architects, artists and designers are responding today to some of the most urgent ecological issues of our times.
Eco-Visionaries - Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-19
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The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects about a future live on Mars.
Moving to Mars
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-19
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This exhibition showcases often unseen and recently acquired items to tell the history of the Child family of bankers and their rise to fame and fortune.
Treasures of Osterley: Rise of Banking Family
event time 11am to 4pm
 Isleworth
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-19
2020-02-19
Explore the origins, philosophy and contemporary relevance of Buddhism, from its beginnings in India in the 6th century BC to having 1 billion followers worldwide today
Buddhism
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 25th Feb
2020-02-19
2020-02-19
An Exhibition showcasing the works of Marc Almond, Sadie Lee, Jamie McLeod, Matthew Stradling and Caitlin Ricaud.
Show, Don't tell
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Fri, 28th Feb
2020-02-19
2020-02-19
An exhibition of provocative art by the street artist, SAKI&Bitches.
Everyone's Welcome - SAKI & Bitches
event time 11am to 6pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closing soon Sat, 29th Feb
2020-02-19
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An exhibition about the modern model of dating -- online and smartphones.
event time 1pm to 9pm
 Brentford
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Mar
2020-02-19
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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 19th February 2020

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
2020-02-19
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Roman London Walking Tour

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
2020-02-19
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City Highlights Guided Walk

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
2020-02-19
2020-02-19

Burnings, Butchery & Black Death: London's Bloody Past

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 9th Mar at 06:30pm