What's on in London on Saturday 5th May 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 5th May 2018

Free

(Saturday, 5th May - 2pm to 5pm)
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.  ()
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2018-05-05

London Sewing Machine Museum Open Day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 5th May - 11am to 6pm)
A display of Crossrail artworks, material such as maquettes, sketches and prototypes.

2018-05-05

Art on the Elizabeth line

£15.50

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

2018-05-05

David Milne: Modern Painting

£4

(Saturday, 5th May - 11am to 5pm)
Early Printed Fans brings together a diverse array of fans from The Fan Museum’s collections.

2018-05-05

Early Printed Fans

£9.90

(Saturday, 5th May - 11am to 6pm)
Explore the T-shirt in the 20th Century through this exhibition; charting the history, culture and subversion of the most affordable and popular item of clothing on the planet.

2018-05-05
£11

(Saturday, 5th May - 10am to 5pm)
The relationship between language and the living world is celebrated in this exhibition of poetry and illustration

2018-05-05

The Lost Words

Free

(Saturday, 5th May - 10am to 6pm)
A rare opportunity to see stunning paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas.

2018-05-05

Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell

£19.70

(Saturday, 5th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.

2018-05-05

Impressionists in London

This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross.

2018-05-05

Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments

£9

(Saturday, 5th May - 10am to 5:50pm)
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.

2018-05-05

Venom: Killer and cure

£12

(Saturday, 5th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography.

2018-05-05

Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 5th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

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 5th May 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.  ()
2018-05-05
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-05-05
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-05-05
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.  ()
2018-05-05
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-05-05
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-05-05
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-05-05
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 23rd May at 03:00pm


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