What's on in London on Saturday 6th May 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 6th May 2017

Free

(Saturday, 6th May - 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, 6th May - 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

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£9.90

(Saturday, 6th May - 11am to 6pm)
Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles.

2017-05-06

Josef Frank: Patterns–Furniture–Painting

Free
This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during WW2.

2017-05-06

Perspectives of Destruction: Images of London, 1940-44

£4

(Saturday, 6th May - 11am to 5pm)
A sumptuous display of over 70 fans decorated with biblical subjects.

2017-05-06

Biblical Fans

£19.50

(Saturday, 6th May - Starts at 12am)
One of the most popular and influential British artists of the twentieth century returns to Tate Britain for his most comprehensive exhibition yet.

2017-05-06

David Hockney

£10

(Saturday, 6th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores Moscow as it was imagined by a bold new generation of architects and designers in the 1920s and early 1930s.

2017-05-06
£16

(Saturday, 6th May - 10am to 6pm)
Learn about the artistic relationship between two great Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo, from the 1510s through to the 1540s.

2017-05-06

Michelangelo & Sebastiano

Free
This exhibition presents a renewed examination of two iconic architectural schemes proposed for the same site in the City of London.

2017-05-06

Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square

Free

(Saturday, 6th May - 10am to 5pm)
This new exhibition explores the personal stories of those who fought during WW1 and the families they left behind.

2017-05-06

Echoes Across the Century

£15

(Saturday, 6th May - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots

2017-05-06
Free

(Saturday, 6th May - 10am to 6pm)
The most complete range of archaeological objects unearthed by Crossrail has gone on display.

2017-05-06

Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail

 

Regular Events on Sat 6th May 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

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 6th May 2017

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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