Things to do in London in November 2018

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Events in London in November 2018

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

Thursday, 1st November

Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext (Camden)

Mark Mason discusses his new book The Book of Seconds: The Incredible Stories of the Ones that Didn’t Quite Win. Seconds always get lost in the shadow of famous firsts - now it’s time to bring them into the spotlight (City of London)

Saturday, 3rd November

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine. (Tooting)

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Sunday, 4th November

A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment. (Southwark)

Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon. (Croydon)

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Friday, 9th November

Writer, broadcaster and editor, Ian Hislop, joins celebrated comedy writer and producer, Armando Iannucci, to discuss the changing role of satire and subversion in a post-truth world.  (Russell Square)
Zvezdana Popovic introduces the all women hospitals that operated in France, parts of Greece, Russia and Serbia during World War One. (Holborn)

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Friday, 16th November

From his unique position on the front row to history, Chris Jackson will discuss what it is like to photograph the Royal Family. (South Kensington)

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Wednesday, 21st November

Southwark Cathedral would like to invite all amateur and professional photographers to spend an evening taking photos of the Cathedral lit by candlelight.  (Southwark)

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Thursday, 22nd November

Join Principal Librarian, Dr Peter Ross to learn about what the Georgians ate, their dining habits and the long and gentle life of one of England’s most important diarists. (City of London)

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Friday, 23rd November

Joined by writer and classicist, David Stuttard, and Professor of Classics at King’s College London, Edith Hall, this panel discussion investigates this theme with reference to a variety of objects and sources.  (Russell Square)

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Tuesday, 27th November

From the artistic to the incredible; the complex to the classic, every type and style of woodturning will be on display.