The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 13th October.


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Top events in London on Sat 13th Oct 2012

Examine the fascinating history of army medicine and its evolution from leeches to lasers in two unmissable in-depth speaking events.
All Day
 
A steam train will leave Victoria Station in the morning and return to Waterloo in the evening.
All Day
 
This event with a medieval theme commemorates King Harold, the last Saxon King of England, who rebuilt the church and was buried in the grounds.
10am to 4pm
 
Waltham Abbey
Separate the poster-boys from the pirates and the martyrs from the megalomaniacs in an entertaining stroll around Greenwich
10am to 4pm
 
Greenwich
Creative event mixing exhibitions, performances, workshops, crafts, film screenings, as well as food and handicrafts stalls.
10am to 4pm
 
An arch to arch walk. Including James Bond, Hedge Funds, Bomber Command and the Duke of Wellington.
10am to 4pm
 
The consumer exhibition features around 70 exhibitors, including top British chocolatiers and chocolate companies.
10:30am to 7pm
 
Covent Garden
Three halls packed with working Meccano models of trains, planes, cranes, fairground rides and much more
10:30am to 4:30pm
 
Eltham
A bygone age of cobbled streets, gaslight and horse-drawn vehicles brought to life.
11am to :
 
Richmond
Join this walk and discover who was agitating and rioting and refusing to accept injustice and inequality.
11am to :
 
Over 45 stalls offering cheese and wine tasting events - along with talks and demonstrations.
11am to :
 
This two-day conference presents papers exploring the relationship and interaction between archaeology & folklore around the world, with exhibitions
8pm to 9pm
 

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Misterioso - Cheng Cheng Yi
For this occasion, the artist presents a new series of 6 acrylics on canvas inspired by the latest trends in the contemporary Asian avant-garde.
Misterioso - Cheng Cheng Yi
10:30am to 6:30pm
Paddington
Closing soon Fri, 30th July
2012-10-13
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Vinca Petersen: Raves and Riots
An exhibition of diaristic photographs drawn from a period spanning 1990-2004, documenting the artist’s experiences as part of the free party and traveller community.
Vinca Petersen: Raves and Riots
11am to 6pm
Fitzrovia
Closing soon Fri, 30th July
2012-10-13
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Adam Dant – The Return of London
A collection of limited edition prints and original drawings including maps that salute London’s Theatres, Lost Rivers and bustling London Squares.
Adam Dant – The Return of London
12pm to 5pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
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Gods Own Junkyard takeover
Lights, neon and a great deal of action will come in to play at the Victorian covered market.
Gods Own Junkyard takeover
All Day
Aldwych
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
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Hackney in the 1980s
This exhibition brings 1980s Hackney to life through photographs found in the basement of the Rio Cinema, Dalston.
Hackney in the 1980s
9:30am to 5:30pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
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Neon lights filling Leadenhall Market
The richly decorated Victorian Leadenhall Market has been filled with neon lighting from Gods Own Junkyard.
Neon lights filling Leadenhall Market
All Day
Richmond
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
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Prunella Clough and Alan Reynolds
This show brings together two of the most important figures in twentieth-century British painting, exploring between them, figuration, abstraction, cubism, ‘concrete’ art, and collage.
Prunella Clough and Alan Reynolds
10am to 5pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
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Spirituality & Abstraction in post-war Europe
This exhibition looks at how spirituality continued to be an important source of inspiration for artists in the post-war years.
Spirituality & Abstraction in post-war Europe
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
2012-10-13
Tom Sachs - Ritual
An exhibition of new works by Tom Sachs, never previously seen in the UK, including four new sculptures conceived for the exhibition.
Tom Sachs - Ritual
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 31st July
2012-10-13
2012-10-13
Ryoji Ikeda
A subterranean exploration of sound and light, the show takes viewers on a sensory journey through 180 Studio’s labyrinth-like spaces.
Ryoji Ikeda
10am to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 1st August
2012-10-13
2012-10-13

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 13th October 2012

Our tour of Dulwich lasts around 3 hours and leads you on a gentle walking tour through an area rich in history and landmarks.
 2pm to 5pm
 
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Walk with old maps exploring the neighbourhood that as late as 1746 was open fields.
 11:30am to 1:30pm
 
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