Things to do in London in April 2019

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Events in London in April 2019

The IanVisits guide to Aprils unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Top events in London tomorrow

The Blackheath Morris Men once more carry out the ancient tradition of heaving a lady into the air on a decorated chair.
 12pm to :
 
 Greenwich
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-04-22
2019-04-22
Open day at a Victorian steam pump

More London events on Monday 22nd Apr

Tuesday 23rd Apr

50 years after the play premiered, take a look at the lasting impact of Orton's What The Butler Saw and the contemporary issues it addresses.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
Join Naomi Games as she takes us on a journey through her father’s professional career.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Chelsea
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
Abram Games: 60 years of design
Who was Queen Victoria? A little old lady, potato-like in appearance, dressed in everlasting black? Or a passionate young princess, a romantic heroine with a love of dancing?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-23
2019-04-23
Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow - A Talk by Dr Lucy Worsley

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Wednesday 24th Apr

The Science Museum will be celebrating 150 years of the periodic table with a special Lates inspired by the UN’s International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-04-24
2019-04-24
Piers Bizony, author of The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, discusses the production process for his latest book, The NASA Archives.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 South Lambeth
2019-04-24
2019-04-24
This spring Southwark Cathedral would like to invite all amateur and professional photographers to spend an evening taking photos of the Cathedral lit by candlelight.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-24
2019-04-24
Spring Candlelit Photography Evening
Tim Bouverie discusses his new book, a history of the years of indecision, failed diplomacy and parliamentary infighting that enabled Nazi domination of Europe.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 St James
2019-04-24
2019-04-24
Tim Bouverie: On Appeasement
This talk will show that stock market trading may contribute to society even if does not lead to firms raising new capital.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-04-24
2019-04-24

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Thursday 25th Apr

In this talk Holly Carter-Chappell will examine the ways in which these two calamitous events altered the way in which Britain grieved and memorialised its dead forever.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
 All the Living and All the Dead: How War and Spanish flu Changed our View of Death
Join Huw Cordey and Patrick Morris - the filmmakers behind BBC series Life, Planet Earth and The Hunt - for an evening of the stories that have inspired them across thirty years of wildlife filmmaking.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
For the Love of Nature’
Our contemporary records specialist Mark Dunton delves deeper into this scandal - one of a series that rocked the Macmillan government in the early 1960s, feeding into a national obsession with spy culture at the time.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
The scandalous case of John Vassall
Copies of 'London Made Us' will be available to purchase on the evening along with a book-signing.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
London Made Us - Robert Elms In Conversation With Jason Solomons
LSE's Rebecca Newton will in this lecture discuss how to build authentic leadership and drive positive change.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-04-25
2019-04-25

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Friday 26th Apr

Discussion on the future of Old Kent Road, hearing from keystakeholders and local residents about the opportunities and challenges facing the road now and into the future.
 8:30am to 9:30am
 
 Euston
2019-04-26
2019-04-26
The future of Old Kent Road
Emma Worrall will discuss the British Army's use of canines during the First World War.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2019-04-26
2019-04-26
The British Messenger Dog Service in the First World War
A panel of energy experts discusses the future of nuclear fusion and solar power, following a screening of the documentary 'Let There Be Light'.
 7:30pm to 9:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-04-26
2019-04-26
Celebrate a book often considered to be the first English novel.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-04-26
2019-04-26

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Saturday 27th Apr

King Willem Alexander will celebrate his 52nd birthday, and there will be a street party outside the Dutch Church in London.
 2pm to 5:30pm
 
2019-04-27
2019-04-27
Occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum's overflow depot in Acton - lots of events, old buses and trains to see.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Acton
2019-04-27
2019-04-27
 Open weekend at the London Transport Museum's Acton Depot
A hall full of film memorabilia traders and a number of Cult TV and film stars in attendance.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Holborn
2019-04-27
2019-04-27
Cult TV & Film fair

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Sunday 28th Apr

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
2019-04-28
2019-04-28
The Reserve is open to the public just once a year at a time when the bluebells are at their most beautiful.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Greenford
2019-04-28
2019-04-28
Annual Open Day at Perivale Wood Nature Reserve
Occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum's overflow depot in Acton - lots of events, old buses and trains to see.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Acton
2019-04-28
2019-04-28
 Open weekend at the London Transport Museum's Acton Depot
Celebrate the arrival of Spring by enjoying a rare Open Day at Kilmorey Mausoleum, one of Richmond's most historic yet lesser known buildings.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Twickenham
2019-04-28
2019-04-28
Open day at the Kilmorey Mausoleum
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
2019-04-28
2019-04-28
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
In this talk George discusses what is driving London’s housing market to dysfunction and reveals how the house building industry has managed to exploit the crisis in order to turn an enormous profit.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-04-28
2019-04-28

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Monday 29th Apr

Curator Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere will show you the graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-04-29
2019-04-29
As well as viewing the lavish exteriors, you will be given an insight into the workings of the Supreme Court.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-04-29
2019-04-29
Evening Tour of the UK Supreme Court

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Tuesday 30th Apr

This lecture will investigate the ways in which the working-class poets of Scotland and the North of England engaged with poetry, and new ways of representing industrial labour.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 St James
2019-04-30
2019-04-30
The piston and the pen: poetry and the Victorian industrial worker
A panel of experts discuss the role of design in Stanley Kubrick’s films.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Kensington
2019-04-30
2019-04-30
Kubrick’s design collaborations
The last 500 years of progress in maths will be reviewed, to see where it is going next and ask whether we are truly living in a mathematical Golden Age.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2019-04-30
2019-04-30

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