Things to do in London in February 2019

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Events in London in February 2019

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


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Dr Jessica Nelson will talk about Domesday’s life over the past nine centuries; its uses, and anecdotes from its later life in the Public Record Office.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Richmond
2019-02-20
2019-02-20
Domesday in the Public Record
David Owen analyses and describes the mental and physical condition of political leaders past and present.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hampstead
2019-02-20
2019-02-20
Hubris: The Road to Donald Trump, Power, Populism, Narcissism

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Thursday 21st Feb

Cat-walk through what you might wear in the future by trying on the latest wearable tech, new textile materials and intelligent clothing
 6pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
Author Antony Clayton presents an illustrated talk about the inverted city beneath our streets.
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Kensington
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
Subterranean City: beneath the streets of London
In this talk Professor Rose will highlight the positive and negative aspects of working at both projects, and focus on the extent to which regional, national, and global developments have shaped research agendas
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
Candlelit storytelling and live music by George Hoyle.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
London Dreamtime presents: Missing Histories of Southwark Cathedral
Join Iain Sinclair as he recounts his own perspective on the city he has written about for many years.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
An evening celebrating the beloved works of PG Wodehouse, from Blandings to Jeeves and Wooster.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
Stephen Furniss will talk about Victorian photography in general, but concentrate on the many Victorian photographers who are buried in Highgate Cemetery.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Highgate
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
‘From Today, Painting is Dead’: Victorian Photographers in Highgate Cemetery
A novelist, a science writer and a population health specialist discuss the social impact of pandemics through time, and how virus, quarantine and contagion continue to inspire our dystopian literary imaginations.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-21
2019-02-21
Ruth Buchanan, Matt Craven and Sundhya Pahuja in a conversation chaired by Gerry Simpson.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-21
2019-02-21

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Friday 22nd Feb

Dr Rachel Duffett will discuss the role of food in the lives of soldiers on the Western Front, both as a physiological necessity and a source of psychological comfort.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
 The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the British soldiers of the First World War
Damian Barr hosts an evening of conversation, poetry, stories and author readings from a range of special guests, including Sarah Waters and Juno Dawson, to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic bookshop, Gay’s the Word.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
John Boughton will give a talk on the history of London’s council housing based on his new book
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
Municipal Dreams
An evening of talks for young Londoners who are looking for advice, guidance and open opportunities about the tech, digital and creative sector.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Southwark
2019-02-22
2019-02-22
Launch It - Discover Your Digital Career in 2019

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Saturday 23rd Feb

Explore what it means to be British today through the works of artists from around the UK with this free day of art, film, music and performance.
 All Day
 
 Barbican
2019-02-23
2019-02-23
Barbican OpenFest: Art 50
Bishopsgate Institute is home to the UK Leather and Fetish Archive, a national collection documenting the history and heritage of the leather, rubber, BDSM and fetish communities.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-02-23
2019-02-23
Archive Open Day: Fetish Collections
See historic vehicles and engineering collections, an array of signs and maps, as well as unusual and unexpected items from London’s rich transport past.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
2019-02-23
2019-02-23
Monthly Depot Discovery tours
£20.00
With a new wave of Japanese fiction hitting UK bookshelves, join us to meet the best new writers alongside translators and contemporary artists at this annual event.
 11am to 5:15pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-23
2019-02-23
16th Annual St David's Day Walk, all proceeds to The London Welsh Centre.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Tower Hill
2019-02-23
2019-02-23
St David's Day Walk | Taith Gerdded Gwyl Ddewi

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Sunday 24th Feb

Annual show of teddy bears for sale, and for maintenance.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Kensington
2019-02-24
2019-02-24
Hugglets Winter BearFest 2019
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
2019-02-24
2019-02-24
Wade in a wild river and experience a different perspective of London history and urban wildlife.
 11am to :
 
 Deptford
2019-02-24
2019-02-24
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
2019-02-24
2019-02-24
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum

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Monday 25th Feb

What does it mean to be a speaker of one of the UK’s several non-English indigenous languages?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-25
2019-02-25
This documentary allows for Acrassicauda, the first Iraqi heavy metal band, to tell that story through the lens of everyday citizens.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-25
2019-02-25
A century after the Treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919, this session will reappraise the peace settlement that followed the First World War.
 1pm to 2:15pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-25
2019-02-25

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Tuesday 26th Feb

We explore the human fascination with cats, what it tells us about humans and the structure of the internet itself.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-26
2019-02-26
As technology and media continue to change our society at a rapid rate, what are the implications for our privacy, democracy and role as citizens?
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-26
2019-02-26

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Wednesday 27th Feb

After Rachel demonstrates how she and her colleagues bring puppets to life, we will discuss how her expertise in dexterity, team-working and preparation for performance can shed light on the world of surgery.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-02-27
2019-02-27
Join a panel of entrepreneurs and innovation experts to discuss how we can tackle the world’s biggest problems in innovative ways to benefit society.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Holborn
2019-02-27
2019-02-27

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Thursday 28th Feb

BBC Radio 3’s arts and ideas programme Free Thinking asks 'Is British Culture Getting Weirder?'
 2:30pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Is British Culture Getting Weirder?
This talk will show how ideas we usually relegate to the lunatic fringe have had a significant impact on the world we live in, and may indeed inform our political future.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Kensington
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
£10.00
The stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Black Tudors
The story of ‘the first modern lesbian’ is told by Jill Liddington, Angela Steidele and guests
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
In conversation with Miranda France, acclaimed travel writer Monisha Rajesh discusses her wonderfully vivid account of her 45,000 mile journey circumnavigating the globe along the world's most remarkable railways.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 St James
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Around the World in 80 Trains
An array speakers will be delving into queer science history, talking all manner of fascinating subjects.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Chelsea
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Pride in STEM - Out Thinkers
Come and explore some maritime stories from our rich and varied resources for Merchant Navy history, with Jeanie Smith, Assistant Librarian.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2019-02-28
2019-02-28
Workshop: Adventures at Sea
'Future Cities' teases out the links between speculation and practice, exploring a breathtaking range of imagined cities – submerged, floating, flying, vertical, underground, ruined and salvaged.
 6pm to 8pm
 
2019-02-28
2019-02-28

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