The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 23rd February.

Top events in London on Tue 23rd Feb 2021

Online events / webinars

This presentation explores the medieval commentary tradition regarding the raising of Samuel by the so-called Witch of Endor.
10am to 11:30am
Ghosts and the Imagination: Talking to the Dead in Medieval Commentaries on the Raising of Samuel
This lecture explores attempts to create jokes from rules, and programs that create not-quite-relevant responses that hearers can make meaningful and comic. Will computers ever tell good jokes?
1pm to 2pm
Artificial Intelligence and Humour
This talk looks to highlight some of the key items of practicality related to bridge engineering on several schemes over the last 10-15 years, as experienced by the presenter.
5:30pm to 7pm
Annual bridge lecture
Join Dr Anna Feigenbaum as she examines the use of tear gas from the battlefields of World War I to the streets of colonial India, and beyond.
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Is Tear Gas as British as Tea?
One of the most tenacious mediaeval building myths is that many timber-framed buildings were constructed from salvaged ship timbers. And not just any old ships!
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Medieval Buildings Myths with James Wright
The London we have lost and the London that never was.
7pm to 8pm
Lost London Virtual Tour
Former Chair of the Victorian Society Geoff Brandwood analyses the architecture of an innovatory Gothic architect.
7pm to 10pm
Refashioning Gothic: the Architecture of Temple Moore

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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 City of London
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 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