The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 15th October.


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Top events in London on Thu 15th Oct 2020

Visit Strawberry Hill at twilight and experience the home of the author of the first Gothic novel.
Starts at 7pm
 
Twickenham
Gothic Twilight Tours

Online events / webinars

Join Professor Cristina Lo Celso as she discusses her efforts in stem cell biology in the bloody battle against leukaemia.
12:30pm to 1:30pm
 
Exploring the City of London’s involvement in the festivities of the Regent's Canal.
2pm to 3pm
 
Regents Canal: Pushing the Boat Out
Professor Vidya Dehejia examines the divine goddesses of Tantra and the visually stunning temple complexes that were built in their honour across India.
3pm to 4pm
 
Vidya Dehejia on the Yoginis: goddesses of Tantra
Dr Gus Casely-Hayford, the new Director of V&A East, tells the story of how that resistance came to inspire the creation of some of the most dynamic artistic practice of the modern age.
6pm to 7pm
 
Silence, and the Dynamising of African Creative Resistance
Discover how type and design connect people to ideas, culture, and each other
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
How Type Drives Culture
Sudhir Hazareesingh speaks to Isabelle Dupuy about his new biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero Toussaint Louverture.
7pm to 8pm
 
Black Spartacus

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie.
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
11am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
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Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions.
Treasures of the RSM
9:30am to 6pm
Harley Street
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
2020-10-15
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Wizardry in Wood 2021
Wizardry in Wood 2021 presents beautiful and amazing works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.
Wizardry in Wood 2021
10am to 4pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 16th October
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Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-15
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IKONA | Wise Women
Contemporary multimedia portrait series showcasing mighty women including cultural activists, journalists, creatives and filmmakers will go on display this October at Hoxton Arches.
IKONA | Wise Women
10am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-15
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More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
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Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-15
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The Charlie Phillips Archive
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill.
The Charlie Phillips Archive
12pm to 8pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-15
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Round and Around
Round and Around is an audio-visual project planned and produced to observe modern Korean history on multiple levels.
Round and Around
10am to 5:30pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2020-10-15
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The Natural World
This exhibition is dedicated to approximately 40 rare and fascinating objects paying tribute to the wonders of the natural world.
The Natural World
10am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2020-10-15
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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 15th October 2020

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
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A walk through London’s magical history, from medieval witches and alchemists to tales of great illusionists past and present with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide... and magician.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Whitehall
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A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
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