The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 14th October.


Top events in London on Thu 14th Oct 2021

The lecture will trace the contours of a wide-ranging debate on these issues, that shapes both Israeli and Middle Eastern politics.
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
What does it mean for Israel to be a Jewish state?

Online events / webinars

Are governments using science as an integral part of government policy development? Prof Sir Ian Boyd will be speaking on the intersection.
6pm to 7pm
 
The Role of Science in Government
A journey to learn about the true story of Frances Glessner Lee, the woman who changed forensic science with her doll-house-sized crime scene dioramas
6pm to 7pm
 
Join David Laird, Learning Officer at Tower Bridge as he tells the Story of Tower Bridge. This talk will explore the origins, construction and quirky tales behind this iconic local structure.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
The weapons, equipment, organization, leadership, strategy and tactics of the legions and their British foes are described and analysed.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Roman Conquests: Britain
Join John Tregoning as he tells the story of humanity's fight against infectious disease
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Infectious: Pathogens and how we fight them
How can consumer behaviour make a difference, and how can businesses make it easier for consumers to live more sustainably?
7:15pm to 8:45pm
 
 Climate change: How consumers and businesses can make a difference
Join Vivian Nutton to learn about the most-celebrated doctor in the ancient world: Galen of Pergamum (129-ca. 216 CE)
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Galen: most-celebrated physician in the ancient world

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie.
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
11am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closes tomorrow
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions.
Treasures of the RSM
9:30am to 6pm
Harley Street
Closes tomorrow
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
Wizardry in Wood 2021
Wizardry in Wood 2021 presents beautiful and amazing works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.
Wizardry in Wood 2021
10am to 4pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 16th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
IKONA | Wise Women
Contemporary multimedia portrait series showcasing mighty women including cultural activists, journalists, creatives and filmmakers will go on display this October at Hoxton Arches.
IKONA | Wise Women
10am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
The Charlie Phillips Archive
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill.
The Charlie Phillips Archive
12pm to 8pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
Round and Around
Round and Around is an audio-visual project planned and produced to observe modern Korean history on multiple levels.
Round and Around
10am to 5:30pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14
The Natural World
This exhibition is dedicated to approximately 40 rare and fascinating objects paying tribute to the wonders of the natural world.
The Natural World
10am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2021-10-14
2021-10-14

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 14th October 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
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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
2021-10-14
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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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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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