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Things to do in London

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Top events happening London today

Mayfair Art Weekend is the annual celebration of the world’s internationally renowned gallery district.
All Day
 
Mayfair Art Weekend
Livery companies from across the City will compete in rolling large oak barrel casks around the Guildhall.
10am to 1pm
 
City of London
Coopers' Cask Race
A host of West End shows will put up free performances in Trafalgar Square as part of the West End Live event to show off Theatreland's offerings.
11am to 5pm
 
Trafalgar Square
West End Live 2022
Come and explore traditional + contemporary Japanese arts & crafts, food and culture.
11am to 6pm
 
Hackney
Yokimono Japanese Market
Twice a year, the island opens up to the public and the studios open their doors to visitors providing a unique opportunity to see inside a real working artist’s studio.
11am to 6pm
 
Twickenham
All the fun of the classic funfair, with vintage fairground rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s.
11am to 8pm
 
Hornsey
Carters vintage fairground rides
Re-enactors recreate the life of a regiment that fought at the famous Battle, along with special talks and demonstrations.
11am to 5pm
 
Picadilly
Waterloo Weekend
An allotment site not to be missed, over 150 plots set in 5½ acres.
12pm to 5pm
 
Raynes Park
Visit a garden - Paddock Allotments & Leisure Gardens
A screening of three Hancock's Half Hour episodes from 1957-59, with Q&A afterwards.
2pm to 4pm
 
Hammersmith
Hancock's Half Hour Triple Bill Part II + Q&A
Ahead of the grand reopening of Leighton House this Autumn, join behind-the-scenes tours for the chance to have exclusive access to some of the redeveloped areas of the museum
3pm to 4pm
 
West Kensington
Meet and dance with not-so-little puppet Little Amal, who has travelled from her home in Syria, raising awareness for refugees.
4pm to :
 
Southwark
Dance with Little Amal

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Polygons
Free  
With an architectural eye, SODA breaks apart traditional Graffiti lettering and finds new shapes within. POLYGONS will feature a selection of paintings, sculpture, and pencil drawings from a large body of work.
Polygons
10am to 6pm
Closing soon Sat, 25th June
2022-06-09
2022-06-25
Gaining Ground - Learning from global craft practices
Explore craft practices from across the world that work in harmony with nature
Gaining Ground - Learning from global craft practices
11am to 5pm
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 25th June
0000-00-00
2022-06-25
Windows of the Soul
An art exhibition demonstrating the realities of living with visual impairment while heightening public awareness of sight loss.
Windows of the Soul
6pm to 7pm
Battersea
Closing soon Sat, 25th June
2022-06-10
2022-06-25
An exhibition of contemporary Nigerian art, digital and non-digital, centred on artists’ explorations of the roles of political voice within Nigeria.
10:30am to 5pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 25th June
2022-04-07
2022-06-25
An exhibition that explores underground print during the Indian emergency of 1975- 77, focusing on the cyclostyle printing and duplicating technology used to produce it
10:30am to 5pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 25th June
2022-04-28
2022-06-25
Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
A display of royal memorabilia commemorating coronations and jubilees, from cups and plates to hairpins and bunting.
Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closes today
2022-05-25
2022-06-26
Postwar Modern - New Art in Britain 1945-1965
A revelatory new take on art in Britain after the Second World War, a period when artists had to make sense of an entirely altered world.
Postwar Modern - New Art in Britain 1945-1965
10am to 8pm
Barbican
Closes today
2022-03-03
2022-06-26
Camden Green Loop Exhibition
An exhibition of the Camden Green Loop, a public realm strategy to bring our neighbourhoods to life.
Camden Green Loop Exhibition
10am to 3pm
Camden
Closing soon Wed, 29th June
2022-06-08
2022-06-29
Walk through the ‘Time Tunnel’, an alfresco exhibition on the past, present, and future of Seven Dials, a one-of-a-kind destination in the heart of London’s West End.
All Day
Soho
Closing soon Thu, 30th June
2022-06-01
2022-06-30
 Pomp, Progress and Poverty: Life in Victorian Westminster
Learn about Victorian Westminster in this exhibition showcasing selection of collections from City of Westminster Archives, toys on loan from Pollocks Toy Museum and Victorian costumes.
 Pomp, Progress and Poverty: Life in Victorian Westminster
9am to 5pm
Victoria
Closing soon Thu, 30th June
2022-04-07
2022-06-30

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Regular events in London today

Get a fascinating glimpse of everyday Roman life in Londinium at the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths – advance booking required. Saturdays between April to November only.
 11am to 2pm
 
 City of London
2022-06-25
2022-06-25

Roman London Revealed: Public Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Walking tours of London today

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-06-25
2022-06-25
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-06-25
2022-06-25
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-06-25
2022-06-25
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-06-25
2022-06-25
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2022-06-25
2022-06-25
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-06-25
2022-06-25
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2022-06-25
2022-06-25

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