The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 26th February.

Top events in London on Fri 26th Feb 2021

Online events / webinars

Join Dr Peter Johnston in conversation with Lieutenant Colonel Tim Purbrick as they mark 30 years since the ground phase of the Gulf War.
12pm to :
Desert Storm: 30 Years On
Discover what gives a wafer the perfect snap, a crisp the perfect crunch, and the surprising similarities between steel and chocolate.
1pm to 1:45pm
A day in the life of a... food engineer
Principal Records Specialist Mark Dunton examines how the government wrestled with the limits of frankness in a national public education campaign to address the AIDS epidemic.
2pm to 3pm
AIDS: Prejudice, Prevention and Publicity
This film, produced by Peter Murray, explores the fact that the City of London was a walking city in medieval times.
6:30pm to :
This City is Made for Walking
The life and times of hundreds of women who made their way across the sea and changed history.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
British Women in India with Katie Hickman
A talk from Royal Observatory astronomer Dr Emily Drabek-Maunder on the science of the 1999 film The Matrix, written adn directed by the Wachowski sisters.
7pm to :
Science in Science Fiction

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Walking tours of London on Friday 26th February 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