What's on in London on Saturday 28th April 2018

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 28th Apr 2018

A weekend of science, technology, live music, fascinating talks, creative workshops and street food.
 3pm to 4pm
 
 South Kensington
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This screening showcases archival film footage of a range of artists working in the Southbank Centre from the 1960s onwards
 Starts at 5pm
 
 Southwark
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 Five Decades on Screen

Come examine posters, programmes, photographs and weird and wonderful material showcasing the life and artistic history of the Southbank Centre
 Starts at 12pm
 
 Southwark
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Explore Southbank Centre's Archive

Contemporary craft and design fair, where the makers themselves meet the public.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Poplar
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Made London - arts and craft fair

In this drop-in session, learn about how music, dance, literature and visual art have been preserved.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Meet the Archive: Explore Southbank Centre's Archive

Tour of Hornsey Town Hall - an iconic modernist public building
 11am to 12pm
 
 Hornsey
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Hornsey Town Hall - Modernism Tour

Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Brockley
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New Cross Gate Cutting Open Day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 28th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
The exhibition explores the ideas and skills that go into great underground structures and looks to a future where smart subterranean construction can contribute ever greater benefits. (Closing soon Sat, 28th Apr)

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Welcome to the underworld

£25

(Saturday, 28th Apr - All Day)
A large exhibition devoted to the music sensation. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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£9

(Saturday, 28th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition of new and recent work by artist Louise Weir, takes visitors on an investigative journey of memory, identity and loss informed by Charles Dickens’s classic novel, Great Expectations. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Free

(Saturday, 28th Apr - 11am to 4pm)
A room full of coloured shapes and sounds. It's art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Harmonics in Space

Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr)

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 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Saturday, 28th Apr - All Day)
A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings. (Closing soon Tue, 1st May)

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Free

(Saturday, 28th Apr - 11am to 4pm)
This is a selection from the photographic project tracing the route of the new Elizabeth Line across central London, recording people and places encountered along the way. (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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An Elizabethan Progress

Free

(Saturday, 28th Apr - All Day)
Five multi-award-winning photographers – Poulomi Basu, Sam Faulkner, Adam Ferguson, Ashley Gilbertson and Andrew Quilty – have documented the lives of people around the world who have been affected by blindness that could, and should, have been avoided.  (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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Time to See Photography Exhibition

Free

(Saturday, 28th Apr - 11am to 6pm)
A display of Crossrail artworks, material such as maquettes, sketches and prototypes. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

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Art on the Elizabeth line

£15.50

(Saturday, 28th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition brings together more than ninety works in oil and watercolour, never-before-exhibited photographs and drawings by the artist. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

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David Milne: Modern Painting

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 28th Apr 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 28th Apr 2018

A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.  ()
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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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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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

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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