The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 29th January.

Top events in London on Fri 29th Jan 2021

Online events / webinars

With the escalating need for action to reduce emissions, both carbon and air pollution, the majority of employees now working from home full-time poses a concern for many businesses.
8:30am to 9:30am
Home working – impact on air pollution and climate emissions
This discussion brings together four architects whose designs for dachshunds and beagles are featured in the exhibition and open-source network Architecture for Dogs.
11am to 12pm
 Conversations on Architecture: Atelier Bow-Wow x MVRDV
Frances Houghton explores how British veterans have remembered, understood and shared their experiences of the Second World War.
12pm to :
British Military Memoirs of the Second World War
Hugh Smith is the Senior Wildlife Officer at the Royal Parks talks about his work in the parks.
12pm to 12:45pm
A day in the life of… a Royal Parks wildlife manager
Dan Stone discusses what the British found at Belsen in April 1945 and how they understood the camp, in the immediate post-liberation period.
2pm to 3pm
Belsen and the British
Hear the story of the pioneering composer whose scores for Bogart, Bette Davis and others paved the way for modern film music
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Max Steiner and the creation of the Hollywood Sound
A talk about how Alexander Pope establised the new national style which you will explore through his own garden at Twickenham and other gardens he influenced.
7pm to 8pm
Alexander Pope: the poet and the poetic landscape

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Walking tours of London on Friday 29th January 2021

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 City of London
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm