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


Monday 28th Aug

Join the celebrations for the restoration of Carpenters Road Lock over August Bank Holiday weekend.
 All Day
 
 Olympic Park
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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
 
 Poplar
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The restored pumping engine will be in steam on the day.
 12:30pm to 4:15pm
 
 South Tottenham
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Seven late evening openings of the Cathedral, and photography will be permitted.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 City of London
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A guided tour of Hampstead Cemetery and hear the life stories of the long gone.
 1pm to 2:30pm
 
 Kilburn
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Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, etc.
 10:30am to 8pm
 
 Carshalton
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition documents the rise of London’s artists through a display of limited edition prints on loan from British Land.
 10am to 5pm
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with live dance.
 12pm to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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Turner Prize-winner Chris Ofili unveils a new tapestry, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio
 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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I AM HERE is a Crafts Council touring exhibition of contemporary jewellery.
 All Day
 Soho
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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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.
 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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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.
 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 29th Aug
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See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Wed, 30th Aug
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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.
 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Thu, 31st Aug
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This festival-style exhibition consists of more than 800 works, many of which have never been seen in the UK before.
 10am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Fri, 1st Sep
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This exhibition investigates the rapidly evolving role of big data in all our lives and how it is being used to transform the world around us.
 All Day
 Closing soon Fri, 1st Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Monday 28th August 2017

A Guided Walk through the City of London's Sculpture in the City 2017 urban sculpture park.
 2:30pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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On this walk we are going to meet some of the other literary and artistic geniuses who have lived and worked in the area.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Whitechapel
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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