What's on in London on Sunday 7th 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 Sun 7th May 2017


(Sunday, 7th May - 11am to 4pm)
Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.  ()

Monthly Open Day at Croydon Airport

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon


(Sunday, 7th May - 11am to 5pm)
Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles.


Josef Frank: Patterns–Furniture–Painting

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


Perspectives of Destruction: Images of London, 1940-44


(Sunday, 7th May - 12pm to 5pm)
A sumptuous display of over 70 fans decorated with biblical subjects.


Biblical Fans


(Sunday, 7th 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.


David Hockney


(Sunday, 7th 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.


(Sunday, 7th 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.


Michelangelo & Sebastiano

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


Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square


(Sunday, 7th May - 12pm to 4pm)
This new exhibition explores the personal stories of those who fought during WW1 and the families they left behind.


Echoes Across the Century


(Sunday, 7th May - 10am to 6pm)
Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots


(Sunday, 7th May - 10am to 6pm)
The most complete range of archaeological objects unearthed by Crossrail has gone on display.


Tunnel: the archaeology of Crossrail


Regular Events on Sun 7th May 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.  ()
A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.  ()
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?  ()

Walking Tours of London on Sun 7th May 2017

This 2.5 hour walking tour includes Doctor Who locations across London from the past 50 years.  ()
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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