What's on in London on Saturday 4th March 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and other random miscellany events happening around London.


Special Events in London on Sat 4th Mar 2017

Free

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 2pm to 5pm)
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.  ()
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London Sewing Machine Museum Open Day

£4.00

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 11am to 3pm)
Visit one of the Geffrye's 18th-century almshouses which has been fully restored to its original condition.  ()
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Almshouse tours

£10.00
Learn to make simple coil baskets from grasses.  ()
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 Natural Skills Programme - Traditional basket making

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£8

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Mar)

2017-03-04

Am I Rembrandt?

Free

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London.

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Robert Adam's London

£13

(Saturday, 4th Mar - All Day)
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.

2017-03-04

Hair by Sam McKnight

Free

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 10:30am to 5pm)
An exhibition of traditional embroidered textiles from the lands of the Indus, Afghanistan, the Near East and Central Asia.

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 Embroidered Tales and Woven Dreams

£6

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition shows 60 of the brothers’ original book and magazine illustrations, many seen in public for the first time.

2017-03-04

The Brothers Robinson

Free

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 10:30am to 5:30pm)
A display of the best of the political cartoons published in the newspapers during 2016.

2017-03-04

£12

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition sees Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work, Flaming June, return to the artist's house from Puerto Rico.

2017-03-04

Flaming June: The Making of an Icon

Free

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition that marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act which legalised homosexuality in the UK.

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£9
A special exhibition of original illustrations by John Kenney for the 1965 Ladybird life of Dickens.

2017-03-04

The Ladybird Life of Dickens: an illustrated adventure

£18

(Saturday, 4th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores one of the most momentous periods in modern world history through the lens of its groundbreaking art.

2017-03-04

Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932

 

Regular Events on Sat 4th Mar 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes  ()
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A walk to help us celebrate International Women’s DayEast End Rebel Women – walk in the footsteps of Sylvia Pankhurst and the brave women of the East End who fought for better lives and the right to vote   ()
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Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.  ()
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?  ()
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Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 4th Mar 2017

You will visit gardens and graves, meet doctors and dentists, lawyers and ladies of the night and even a cross dresser.
A walk to help us celebrate International Women’s DayEast End Rebel Women – walk in the footsteps of Sylvia Pankhurst and the brave women of the East End who fought for better lives and the right to vote   ()
Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes  ()
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
London's waking nightmare of murder... He came silently out of the midnight shadows of August 31, 1888.  ()
 

Tower Bridge Opening Times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 9th Jun at 03:30pm


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