Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
|Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)|
|All Day||BBC Antiques Roadshow filming (Walthamstow)|
|Get your nick knack valued by the TV experts who are filming in Waltham Forest.|
|All Day||Little Germany, Stratford and East London 1914 (Stratford)|
|An exhibition about the Germans living in Stratford who were imprisoned during WW1.|
|10:00 AM||Local History & Steaming Day (Abbey Wood)|
|This event will focus mainly on the industrial history of the Crossness Engines Trust.
|10:30 AM||The Big Thames Tidy (Southwark)|
|Volunteers are invited to give the River Thames a final sweep for unsightly litter to coincide with the kick off of Totally Thames.|
|12:00 PM||Bexley Donkey Derby & Summer Fayre (Bexleyheath)|
|Annual charity and community day with donkey races, funfair, farmers and artisan market.
|1:00 PM||Open Afternoon at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve (Forest Hill)|
|A nature reserve along a railway cutting open for a few hours a month.|
|2:00 PM||St Augustine's Tower Open Day (Hackney)|
|Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.|
|3:00 PM||Smithfield Walking Tour (Poplar)|
|Take a stroll through medieval and Tudor Smithfield and explore scenes of executions, plague and bodysnatching