One-Off Events Happening Today Only
All Day
F A free weekend festival of knowledge and learning.
10:45 AM
Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof.(Cost: tba)
8:15 PM
B Three evenings of outdoor films in the main courtyard of the British Museum.(Cost: £15)

More things to do in London this Month

 

Regular Events on Today (typically repeat each week)
2:00 PM
B CoderDojo Whitechapel is a free coding club for kids Details: Saturday, 25th July, from 2pm to 5pm (Cost: Free)
2:30 PM
F Each afternoon during the summer months, the locked interior of the derelict church will be unlocked.

 

Walking Tours
11:00 AM
F Themed walking tour by volunteers around the Bloomsbury neighbourhood.
11:00 AM
B Explore one of Camden's many colourful sides on a two-hour walking tour.(Cost: £15)
2:00 PM
B From grand hotels to towering office blocks, come explore the Art Deco history of the Strand and discover some hidden streets you didn’t even suspecte(Cost: £8)
2:00 PM
B Regular tours of the brutalist Barbican centre(Cost: £10.50)

 

Temporary Exhibitions Open Today
F Ben Rivers: The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (Shepherds Bush)
2:00 PMThis multi-projection film installation is set amongst the spaces used by the BBC to construct scenery and props for television drama since 1960. (Ending Soon! Sun, 30th Aug)
Wildlife Photographer of the Year (South Kensington)
4:00 PMThe exhibition features more than 100 images exhibited on sleek back-lit photographic panels, creating a uniquely cinematic effect. (Ending Soon! Sun, 30th Aug) (Cost: £12.60)
Fashion on the Ration (Southwark)
All DayThis exhibition looks at how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing in 1940s Britain. (Ending Soon! Mon, 31st Aug) (Cost: £10)
Summer Opening of Clarence House (Whitehall)
All DayFor a limited time in the summer, the official residence of TRH The Prince of Wales is open to the public.  (Ending Soon! Mon, 31st Aug) (Cost: £9.80)
F Feeding London the forgotten market gardens (Richmond)
11:00 AMThe exhibition tells the story of market gardens in the local area their rise and decline from the early 18th Century to the 1970s. (Ending Soon! Tue, 1st Sep)
Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy (Camden)
7:00 PMExplore centuries of dramatic history, from King John, medieval battles, revolution, wars, empire and the struggle for the right to vote, (Ending Soon! Tue, 1st Sep) (Cost: £12)
B The Power of Poison (Whitechapel)
All DayDiscover the alluring, seductive and terrifying role of poison and how it affects our everyday lives through nature, myth, medicine and healing (Ending Soon! Sun, 6th Sep) (Cost: £13)
The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces (Covent Garden)
All DayAn exhibition of 100 illustrations that capture a variety of aspects of London’s unique character and qualities. (Ending Soon! Sun, 6th Sep) (Cost: £16 (for whole museum, for a year))
F London's Dreadful Visitation: The Great Plague, 1665
9:30 AMGuildhall Library's exhibition takes you through plague material, from books to broadsides, which reveal more information about this devastating fire. (Ending Soon! Fri, 11th Sep)
F Sir Alan Cobham’s Flying Circus: A life of a Pioneering Aviator (Colindale)
All DayAn exhibition about Sir Alan Cobham, a pioneering long distance aviator and technical innovator who became famous for his exploits. (Ending Soon! Fri, 11th Sep)
Revelations: Experiments in Photography (South Kensington)
All DayAn exhibition about the influence of early scientific photography on modern and contemporary art. (Ends on Sun, 13th Sep) (Cost: £8)
F The Institute of Sexology (Camden)
All DayA candid exploration of the most publicly discussed of private acts. (Ends on Sun, 20th Sep)
F Missionaries & Idols in Polynesia (Euston)
All DayAn exhibition documenting the London Missionary Society from 1792 to 1825 showing its formation to its initial ‘success’ in Polynesia. (Ends on Sat, 26th Sep)
Ladybird by Design
10:00 AMAn exhibition of over 120 original illustrations from Ladybird Books (Ends on Sun, 27th Sep) (Cost: £7.70)
F BP Spotlight: New Brutalist Image 1949–55 (Pimlico)
All DayThis display highlights how this office project became the test-bed of ideas for the group’s design. (Ends on Sun, 4th Oct)
Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden (Whitehall)
All DayPainting Paradise: The Art of the Garden will explore the changing character of the garden in art from the 16th to the early 20th century. (Ends on Sun, 11th Oct) (Cost: £10)
F War Music: Notes from the First World War (Camden)
All DayAn exhibition of the music culture that dominated during WW1 (Ends on Sat, 31st Oct)
Alice in Cartoonland (Bloomsbury)
8:00 PMAlice in Cartoonland celebrates Alice’s many misadventures at the hands of cartoonists, caricaturists and satirists, animators and graphic artists. (Ends on Sun, 1st Nov) (Cost: £7)
Plantastic (Forest Hill)
All Day Explore the wonderful world of plants on a massive scale.  (Ends on Sun, 1st Nov) (Cost: £6.50)
F 'Poor man's picture gallery': Victorian Art and Stereoscopic Photography (Pimlico)
All DayThis display brings twelve of Tate’s Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite works face to face with a rare collection of their three-dimensional doubles. (Ends on Sun, 1st Nov)
F Soldiers and Suffragettes (Poplar)
10:00 AMAn exhibition about the UK’s first female press photographer, and her work in the 1910s. (Ends on Sun, 1st Nov)
F The Alice Look (Bethnal Green)
All DayThe display shows how Alice in Wonderland has been adopted and adapted across the world in all walks of life, (Ends on Sun, 1st Nov)
Waterloo Lives: The Defence of Hougoumont Farm (Victoria)
10:00 AMA temporary exhibition which looks at how the Battle of Waterloo was fought and won.  (Ends on Sat, 28th Nov) (Cost: £5)
F The Barbican Exhibition: Building a Landmark (Barbican)
All DayExplore almost three decades of the estate’s construction from the mid-1950s to 1982. (Ends on Sun, 29th Nov)
F Guiding Lights: 500 years of Trinity House and safety at sea (Greenwich)
All DayAn exhibition that showcases centuries of work by the Corporation of Trinity House to help sailors navigate safely at sea, (Ends on Mon, 4th Jan)
F Churchill's Scientists (South Kensington)
All DayExhibition about how Churchill’s fascination with science led to the scientific achievements that helped Britain win the Second World War. (Ends on Tue, 1st Mar)