The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 28th January.

Top events in London on Thu 28th Jan 2021

Online events / webinars

This webinar will present lessons learned from the last 15 years of retail-led development in the capital and how the sector is planning to face future flux.
10am to 11am
Evolving retail environments: from shopping centres to revitalising the high street
Join our panel of expert speakers to discuss the collaborative global effort of the scientific community over the past year to develop the COVID-19 vaccine.
6pm to 7pm
The race for a vaccine
A book related talk on the failure of many western countries to control the Coronavirus, and what it exposes about the weaknesses of their systems of government.
6pm to 7:15pm
Wake Up: How the Pandemic exposed the Weakness of the West
A talk by Caroline Eden on her book Red Sands which navigates a course from the shores of the Caspian Sea to the sun-ripened orchards of the Fergana Valley.
6pm to 7:30pm
Red Sands with Caroline Eden
Science broadcaster Dr Hannah Fry is joined by a panel of experts to explore the big question: how will climate change affect our future?
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Climate Change: Why Should We Care?
Included in this webinar is a miscellany of sites, from the disused tube stations to secret central government and military bunkers.
6:30pm to :
In The Dark: Underground London
See well known buildings as well as those you might not have come across and some of the best interiors of that decade.
6:30pm to :
Inter-War London in Lockdown - The 1930s
The unexpected delights and fascinating characters of the West End's hidden village.
7pm to 8pm
Welcome to St James's Virtual Tour
Two guides will discuss Smithfields use as a public execution ground.
7pm to :
London's execution grounds
Archivist, Tudor Allen will use photographs, art works and archives, many from Camden’s own collections, to reveal the colourful history of Swiss Cottage.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Swiss Cottage - an illustrated history

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Walking tours of London on Thursday 28th 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