Events in and around Southwark

F Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)
B Pre-Booking required.

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 19th JanFilm Night: The Island of Lost Souls (1932) B
Banned for decades, Island of Lost Souls is a delirious delight, a cautionary tale of undisciplined science.
Fri 20th JanDispelling the myths of Turner B
Join author Franny Moyle as she casts new light on the man himself.
Mon 23rd JanThe Rise and Fall of the Adelphi B
A talk on the Adelphi project, from its hopeful inception to its eventual demise.
Thu 26th JanWorkshop: The Lloyd’s Marine Collection B
Join Assistant Librarian & Keeper of the Lloyd’s Marine Collection Jeanie Smith to explore tales of ships and shipwrecks using the resources in this historic collection.
Thu 26th JanThe Finest Beards in the Ladybird Archive B
Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris, authors of the Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups, guddle in the publisher’s vaults in search of fabulous facial hair.
Thu 26th JanA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Art Deco B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Art Deco with Ian McInnes.
Thu 26th JanThe Spirits Of Crossbones Graveyard B
Oxford anthropologist Prof Sondra L Hausner looks at the historical practices of sex work, the relation of the Church to these professions, and their representation in the present,
Thu 26th JanIndustrial Light and Magic: Ghost in the Shell + Lapis B
A screening of the cult manga movie, followed by a 10 minute short early computer film.
Thu 26th JanLate Debate: Designing the Tube B
An evening of debates, talks and workshops, as well as a bar, live music and the Museum’s special Designology exhibition.
Wed 1st FebCitizen victims: household stuff and stock-in-trade F B
Join curator Hazel Forsyth as she explores the impact of the Great Fire on the daily lives of everyday Londoners.
Thu 2nd FebA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Modernism in the 1930's B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Modernism in the 1930's with Alan Powers.

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 19th JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Fri 20th JanMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)
Sat 21st JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 21st JanOpen day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum
Occasional open day at the museum of materials testing, which dates back to Victorian times. (Cost: £5)
Sat 21st JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Sat 21st JanHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 21st JanHarry Potter Tours in London
Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes (Cost: £10)
Sun 22nd JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 22nd JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Tue 24th JanMansion House tours
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: £7)
Tue 24th JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 24th JanMansion House tours
A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: 7)
Tue 24th JanSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Thu 26th JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Fri 27th JanMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)
Sat 28th JanThe River Fleet (from Blackfriars To St Pancras) Guided Walking Tour With Author Paul Talling B
A guided walking tour of the lower part of the River Fleet's course, London's most well known lost river with Paul Talling, author of London's Lost Rivers
Sat 28th JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 28th JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Sat 28th JanHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 28th JanHarry Potter Tours in London
Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes (Cost: £10)
Sun 29th JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 29th JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Tue 31st JanMansion House tours
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: £7)
Tue 31st JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 31st JanMansion House tours
A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: 7)
Tue 31st JanSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Wed 1st FebDr. Samuel Johnson Walks
Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson. (Cost: £5)
Thu 2nd FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 19th JanFamily History Workshop: Making Use of the Census B
The census returns of 1841 to 1911 have produced some of the most useful and revealing records for the family historian
Thu 19th JanEducation Technology Augmented Reality Conference B
Our January conference will be dedicated to Augmented Reality for Education
Thu 19th JanTraining & Education Technology Augmented Reality Conference B
Our January conference will be dedicated to Augmented Reality for Training & Education
Thu 19th JanTeaching Tomorrow's Citizens B
  Teaching Tomorrow's Teachers Thursday 19th January 2017 1
Fri 20th JanSymposium: Professor Michael Kelly OBE B
We are hosting a one-day symposium in honour of Mike which will take place on 20th January 2017 at Europe House in London
Sat 21st JanEdTech Augmented Reality Hackathon B
The EdTech AR Hackathon is an event in which small teams of developers, designers and AR enthusiasts will gather to challenge their skill against others as they develop an Augmented Reality (AR) exper
Sun 22nd JanHula Boogie ! 14th Anniversary Party With Virginia Brown & The Shameless B
The multi award winning vintage club night Hula Boogie ! will be celebrating 14 years of bringing the best recorded and live from the 1950s Vintage Music scene today to the fabulous South London Pacif
Mon 23rd Jan'Understanding Happiness' launch event B
Join us as The Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) launch ‘Understanding Happiness’, a new report on wellbeing and the economy
Mon 23rd JanTeach KS3 Computing - registration of interest. Book to secure a place. Course will cost £160 B
On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence Teach KS3 Computing - registration of interest
Tue 24th JanLondon STEM Ambassadors Induction 24/01/2017 2.30-4.30pm B
This session will include: an introduction to the programme information about the range of activities you will have the chance to support; tips on how to work effectively with schools and young p
Tue 24th JanDefenx Private Investor Evening B
Defenx plc is hosting a Private Investor event which will include a company presentation discussing the milestones achieved in 2016 and growth plans for 2017, including a networking session with the m
Tue 24th JanDrones: The Next Game-changer for Development Aid? B
       Drones: The Next Game-changer for Development Aid? Tuesday 24 January 2016 6
Wed 25th JanEurope’s Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone B
Speaker: Vivien A
Wed 25th JanTourism and Social Justice B
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) considers tourism to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the world’s economy and a major driver of economic development
Wed 25th JanPolicy Idol 2017 – registration and heat allocation B
Do you want to change the world? Do you have an idea for policymakers? Do you think you can convince a group of policy experts in just three minutes? Policy Idol is an annual competition open to all
Wed 25th JanRANT Forum London - January B
We're returning in January for our first event of the 2017 calendar
Thu 26th JanNephos Defined: The Next Generation Datacenter Breakfast Roundtable B
Data is the new oil!  With unstructured data being generated at exponential levels, the way people store, share and use this data is changing too BUT when you look in most datacenters the technology
Thu 26th JanMuslamic Makers: MedTech Special: In conversation with Dr Asif CEO and founder of Medshr B
          For this years first in conversation event we'll be joined by Dr Asif Qasim the CEO and Founder of Medshr to talk about healthtech and Medshr - the medical network for doctors to s
Thu 26th JanTalking and Touring at Makerversity B
Come and find out what Makerversity is all about
Sun 29th JanHooked On Events Presents: London Wwe Royal Rumble 2017 Viewing Party (early Bird) B
We are back at Walkabout Temple on January 29th for our 5th annual Royal Rumble party
Mon 30th JanLondon Microbiome Meeting Jan 2017 B
Hosted by the Department of Twin Research, King's College London and held annually, The London Microbiome Meeting aims to create a forum to share research and explore the field of the human microbio
Tue 31st JanAdapt Meetup London B
Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework
Tue 31st JanManufacturing for the Future B
Manufacturing for the Future: workshop Overview This workshop has been organised to enable participants to explore the opportunities and challenges associated with digitisation and the future of man
Wed 1st FebOpen Water Day London #OWDLondon B
How much water do you use? How can we use 'smart' technology to help change behaviours and address water scarcity in the UK and internationally? Following successful Open Water Day events in Athens,
Wed 1st FebCareers in the NHS B
Careers in the NHS – Wednesday 1st February 2017 The National Careers Service team leading on the Inspiration Agenda and Health Education England are delighted to invite you to our information a
Thu 2nd FebCity of London and Post-Agincourt Peace Negotiations B
Lester Hillman will explore the feasting, ceremonial, pageantry and drama that may have even given rise to the City’s first street lighting.
Thu 2nd FebNano World Cancer Day UK 2017 B
Nanomedicine is nanotechnology applied to innovation in healthcare
Thu 2nd FebH2020 Computing Calls Briefing Event B
This event will provide a briefing on the scope and topics covered by a cluster of associated open calls in Horizon 2020: ICT-05-2017: Customised and low energy computing  ICT-31-2017: Micro and
Thu 2nd FebInaugural Lecture - Better by design: statistical planning of experiments B
Professor Steven Gilmour's Inaugural Lecture Better by design: statistical planning of experiments Thursday 2 February 2017, 18

 

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