What's on in London on Saturday 23rd 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 Sat 23rd Sep 2017

A weekend of free guided walks around London organised by TfL.
 All Day
 
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A chance to see the objects not able to fit into the Transport Museum at their large Acton overflow depot.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Acton
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Transport Museum Acton Depot open weekend

Open day at the Victorian steam pumping station with displays and fete.
 10:30am to 6pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Take an 50 minute guided tour of Hornsey Town Hall with Paul and Oonagh of Crouch End Walks.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
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Hornsey Town Hall Tours

Tour of remarkable modernist 1930s Town Hall, with original features.
 3pm to 4pm
 
 Hornsey
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Last tours of Hornsey Town Hall

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free
Photographic exhibition of the architecture of Yemen. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Sep)

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£7.50

(Saturday, 23rd 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

(Saturday, 23rd 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

(Saturday, 23rd 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)

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Reflection Room

£23

(Saturday, 23rd 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)

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Royal Gifts at Buckingham Palace

Free

(Saturday, 23rd Sep - 8am to 8pm)
A glowing alphabet in a modern curiosity cabinet. (Closing soon Sun, 24th Sep)

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The Better Letters Glowing Alphabet Peep Show

£5

(Saturday, 23rd 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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Free

(Saturday, 23rd Sep - 7pm to 8pm)
A display of award winning photography by members of the Royal Air Force, (Closing soon Mon, 25th Sep)

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RAF Photographer of the Year

Free

(Saturday, 23rd Sep - 9am to 6pm)
The exhibition enables visitors to explore documents, paintings and objects which demonstrate the profound changes in Parliament and democracy that occurred during the war years. (Closing soon Thu, 28th Sep)

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Parliament and the First World War

An exhibition of abstract building reflection photographs taken over the last four years at Canary Wharf in London by Mike Curry. (Closing soon Thu, 28th Sep)

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‘Fleeting Reflections’ – An Abstract Photography Exhibition

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 23rd Sep 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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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 23rd Sep 2017

Architectural walking tour exploring historic Westminster – the home of British monarchy and democracy.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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A walking tour through 350 years of London’s history and reveal how the ingenuity of the postal service shaped the world we live in today.  ()
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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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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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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

09:15amSailing Barge HydrogenUp river
10:00amSailing Barge HydrogenDown river
10:00amPaddle Steamer WaverleyDown river
08:45pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river

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