What's on in London on Saturday 26th August 2017

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


Top things to do in London on Sat 26th Aug 2017

Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof.
 Starts at 10:45am
 
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Fishmongers will battle it out in a range of competitions that will test their traditional fish and poultry craft skills.
 12pm to 5pm
 
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Guided tours of the London Transport museum's archive of posters and artwork.
 Starts at 11am
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 26th Aug - 10am to 5:30pm)
This is the first exhibition devoted to landscape drawings and watercolours by British artists in the Victorian and modern eras. (Closing soon Sun, 27th Aug)

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British watercolour landscapes 1850–1950

Free

(Saturday, 26th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition documents the rise of London’s artists through a display of limited edition prints on loan from British Land. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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#LondonTrending

£7

(Saturday, 26th Aug - 12pm to 6pm)
A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with live dance. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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+/- Human

Free

(Saturday, 26th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Turner Prize-winner Chris Ofili unveils a new tapestry, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio  (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic

Free

(Saturday, 26th Aug - All Day)
I AM HERE is a Crafts Council touring exhibition of contemporary jewellery. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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I Am Here - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibiton

£10

(Saturday, 26th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)

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People Power: Fighting for Peace

£13.50

(Saturday, 26th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
From the fall of Russia’s last Tsar to the rise of the communist state, this exhibition takes a look at the Russian Revolution 100 years on. (Closing soon Tue, 29th Aug)

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Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

Free

(Saturday, 26th Aug - All Day)
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms. (Closing soon Wed, 30th Aug)

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 Kalle Mustonen: Gnome King

This exhibition will take you on a journey through the history of the Stationers' Company, giving you a chance to see some of their most precious objects along the way. (Closing soon Thu, 31st Aug)

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£14.50
This festival-style exhibition consists of more than 800 works, many of which have never been seen in the UK before.  (Closing soon Fri, 1st Sep)

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Into the Unknown - A Journey through Science Fiction

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 26th Aug 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 26th Aug 2017

 
The world of the West End is revealed in this exclusive tour.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
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Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm