The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 21st January.


Top events in London on Thu 21st Jan 2021


Online events / webinars

A talk about the early computer pioneers in Australia.
9:30am to 11:30am
 
Early Australian computer developments
Explore our history and discover the secret of our iconic building in our free online talk.
12:30pm to 1:30pm
 
Look inside the Bank of England
This online discussion explores the subject with acclaimed artists Bharti Kher, Sutapa Biswas, Penny Slinger and Prafulla Mohanti.
3pm to 4pm
 
Exploring the art of Tantra today
Join us for a roundtable event with the researchers from the Florence Nightingale Comes Home project at the University of Nottingham.
5:30pm to 6:30pm
 
Florence Nightingale Comes Home
A presentation of the Barking Riverside Extension project.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Barking Riverside Extension – then and now
Battersea Industrial Riverfront talk
6pm to 5pm
 
Talk on Battersea Riverside Industrial Heritage
Science Museum Group Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford is joined in conversation by Labour MP Chris Bryant, author of a new book which tells the story of unsung bravery at a defining moment in Britain's history.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Sir Ian Blatchford in Conversation with Chris Bryant MP
See both well known buildings as well as those which you might not have come across, and although many of the photographs have been taken during 2020.
6:30pm to :
 
Inter-War London in Lockdown - The 1920s
The Tottenham Outrage was a two-hour police chase through North London that occurred after a bank robbery.
7pm to 8pm
 
The Tottenham Outrage
Join Brian Christian as he explores everything that goes wrong when we build AI systems and the people that will fix them.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
The alignment problem: how can machines learn human values?
The Tour will stop by the graves of many of the interesting people laid to rest in Abney Park Cemetery.
7pm to 8pm
 
Virtual Gothic Tour with Hackney Tours
An evening lecture to discover the Victorian Society’s annual Top 10 Endangered Buildings Campaign.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Victorian Society's Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings list

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Walking tours of London on Thursday 21st 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
 
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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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Join Diane Burstein on a virtual Zoom tour of this little known corner of London which was once the city’s Italian quarter.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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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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