What's on in London on Monday 28th 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 Mon 28th Aug 2017

Join the celebrations for the restoration of Carpenters Road Lock over August Bank Holiday weekend.
 All Day
 
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Help clear litter from the canals, both on the pathways, but also padding in a canoe along the water.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
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The restored pumping engine will be in steam on the day.
 12:30pm to 4:15pm
 
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Seven late evening openings of the Cathedral, and photography will be permitted.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
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A guided tour of Hampstead Cemetery and hear the life stories of the long gone.
 1pm to 2:30pm
 
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Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, etc.
 10:30am to 8pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Monday, 28th 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

(Monday, 28th 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

(Monday, 28th 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
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

(Monday, 28th 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

(Monday, 28th Aug - 9:30am to 8pm)
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

(Monday, 28th 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

£6

(Monday, 28th Aug - 11am to 4pm)
An exhibition of 'junk' that has been recycled into something else, inspired by some William Robinson drawings. (Closing soon Sun, 3rd Sep)

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Rejuvenated Junk Exhibition

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Mon 28th Aug 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

 
Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Mon 28th Aug 2017

A Guided Walk through the City of London's Sculpture in the City 2017 urban sculpture park.   ()
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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