The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 14th January.

Top events in London on Thu 14th Jan 2021

Online events / webinars

The need for good quality affordable housing is critical. This webinar focuses on best practice examples being delivered across London.
10am to 11am
Delivering Affordable Housing
This talk by City Guide Robert Stephenson examines their construction and the secret of their enduring fascination with examples from abroad, the UK and in London.
2pm to 3pm
Labyrinths around the World and in London
De Morgan curator, Sarah Hardy, will give an overview of De Morgan artwork and tell us more about the thrilling and little-known history of the De Morgan Collection.
3pm to :
Hear about the conservation treatments carried out on an extraordinary music collection.
4pm to 5pm
The Conservation of the Gresham’s Music Collection
At this seminar Jack Straw will reflect on the role of Foreign Secretary with Sir David Manning, foreign policy adviser to Tony Blair from 2001 to 2003.
6pm to 7:15pm
Being Foreign Secretary
Explore the challenges for regulators and participants in the fast moving and dynamic world of influencer marketing and use of social media.
6pm to :
Influencer Marketing: Doing it right
Amelia Dyer was one of the most prolific murderers in Victorian Britain. She made a living as a “baby farmer”, or someone paid to care for unwanted or abandoned infants – except she killed around 400 of them.
6pm to 7pm
Amelia Dyer: Baby Killers
A Closer Look at Commemorative Options for Agnes Baden-Powell, the First Girl Guide.
7pm to 8pm
Green or Blue: Which Plaque to Pursue?
Vicky Pope describes what goes into a cutting-edge climate model, how it is used to provide information on how and why the climate is changing and how it might change in the future.
7pm to 8:30pm
How can climate models help us respond to climate change?
A talk about some of the fascinating African/Caribbean presence and stories on, in and around the river.
7pm to :
Black History on the River Thames with Tony Warner
A talk by 10 people on what they gain from visits to the St Bride's printing library.
7pm to 9pm
 Inspired by St Bride
An evening of Dolly! with Sarah Smarsh, who will be talking about her new book, She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs with Professor Sarah Churchwell.
7:30pm to :
A Celebration of Dolly Parton with Sarah Smarsh and Sarah Churchwell
An online slideshow & Q&A about the folklore of vegetables.
8pm to 9:30pm
Folklore Of Your Five A Day. Part 1: Vegetables

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Walking tours of London on Thursday 14th January 2021

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
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 City of London
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
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