What's on in London on Sunday 17th September 2017

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


Top things to do in London on Sun 17th Sep 2017

The vicar of the church arrives on horseback to bless local horses, and horseriders.
 10am to 1pm
 
 Paddington
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The 50th Horseman's Sunday

A tour of Kensington Gardens’ very own First World War trench – a reconstruction of the one built in the park 100 years ago.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Paddington
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Camouflage School Open Day: Kensington Gardens in WW1

The big annual event opening up hundreds of buildings to the public for free.
 All Day
 
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Join this archaeological walk with Dr Fiona Haughey exploring London's illustrious shipbuilding past through to site of a possible ancient murder.
 5pm to 6:30pm
 
 Rotherhithe
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Bermondsey Foreshore Archaeological Walk

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£11
Multi-sensory exhibition featuring ten extraordinary perfumes and their pioneering creators, who have radically changed our perceptions of fragrance over the last 20 years.  (Closing soon Sun, 17th Sep)

2017-09-17

Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent

£5.85

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 10am to 5:50pm)
Go among hundreds of live butterflies and moths in a tropical butterfly house. (Closing soon Sun, 17th Sep)

2017-09-17

Sensational Butterflies

Free

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
Travel back in time to experience London as heard by Chaucer, Dickens and Shakespeare in a ground-breaking work that puts back the sounds the City has lost. (Closing soon Sun, 17th Sep)

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The House of Sound

Free

(Sunday, 17th Sep - All Day)
From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture. (Closing soon Tue, 19th Sep)

2017-09-17

 Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty

£7.50

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition the woman behind the music and beyond the hype. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

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Free

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 10am to 6pm)
The BP Portrait Award 2017 represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

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Free

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 10am to 5:30pm)
Reflection Room by Flynn Talbot is an immersive coloured light experience in the Prince Consort Gallery. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

2017-09-17

Reflection Room

£23

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 9:30am to 5:15pm)
The summer opening of Buckingham Palace will tell the story of The Queen’s reign through a display of official gifts presented to Her Majesty. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

2017-09-17

Royal Gifts at Buckingham Palace

Free

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 8am to 8pm)
A glowing alphabet in a modern curiosity cabinet. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

2017-09-17

The Better Letters Glowing Alphabet Peep Show

£5

(Sunday, 17th Sep - 10am to 4:30pm)
An exhibition about the life of James Brindley, who, together with the Duke of Bridgwater, and his land agent John Gilbert, was responsible for the UK's first modern commercial canal. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 17th Sep 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Semi-regular open days at the 500 year old barn, now a local museum.
2017-09-17
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
2017-09-17
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
2017-09-17
 

Walking Tours of London on Sun 17th Sep 2017

£12.50  
Unearth the lost Roman city and its remains  ()
2017-09-17
This 2.5 hour walking tour includes Doctor Who locations across London from the past 50 years.  ()
2017-09-17
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.  ()
2017-09-17
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2017-09-17
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 18th Sep at 11:15am


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