What's on in London on Sunday 6th 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 Sun 6th May 2018

IWA Canalway Cavalcade is London's biggest, brightest and best waterways festival.
 All Day
 
 Maida Vale
2018-05-06
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IWA Canalway Cavalcade

Bringing a taste of Poland to London's South bank this family friendly festival will introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary Polish music, arts and cuisine.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Southwark
2018-05-06
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Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Croydon
2018-05-06
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Monthly Open Day at Croydon Airport

Occasional open days at Capability Brown's Gatton Park landscaped 600 acres.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
2018-05-06
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Monthly opening of Gatton Park

A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2018-05-06
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Monthly open day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum

Eastbury Manor House will be hosting Maypole dancing and other May Day activities.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Barking
2018-05-06
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

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

2018-05-06

Art on the Elizabeth line

£15.50

(Sunday, 6th 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. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

2018-05-06

David Milne: Modern Painting

£4

(Sunday, 6th May - 12pm to 5pm)
Early Printed Fans brings together a diverse array of fans from The Fan Museum’s collections. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

2018-05-06

Early Printed Fans

£9.90

(Sunday, 6th May - 11am to 5pm)
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. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

2018-05-06
Free

(Sunday, 6th May - 12pm to 6pm)
A collection of rare and sought after artworks from some of the most exciting British artists in the contemporary art world. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

2018-05-06

TYPE

£11

(Sunday, 6th May - 11am to 5pm)
The relationship between language and the living world is celebrated in this exhibition of poetry and illustration (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

2018-05-06

The Lost Words

Free

(Sunday, 6th May - 10am to 6pm)
A rare opportunity to see stunning paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas. (Closing soon Mon, 7th May)

2018-05-06

Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell

£19.70

(Sunday, 6th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots. (Closing soon Mon, 7th May)

2018-05-06

Impressionists in London

This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

2018-05-06

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

Free
Paul Catherall showcases the breadth of his work across two decades of printmaking in a major solo show of his linocuts- his ode to an ever-changing London skyline. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

2018-05-06

Paul Catherall: Futures Past - 20 years of Linocuts

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 6th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
2018-05-06
A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
2018-05-06
 

Walking Tours of London on Sun 6th May 2018

Discover Henrietta Barnett’s vision for a Garden Suburb for all classes. includes walking through part of the Hampstead Heath Extension, Central Square with its two Lutyens’ churches and the original quaint Artisans quarter.  ()
2018-05-06
Architectural exploration of the Strand  ()
2018-05-06
Travels back in time to study at inter-war architectural styles on the North side of Hampstead Garden Suburb finishing with arts and crafts cottages  ()
2018-05-06
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.  ()
2018-05-06
Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
2018-05-06
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.  ()
2018-05-06
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-05-06
 

Tower Bridge opening times

10:00amSailing Barge HydrogenUp river
10:45amSailing Barge HydrogenDown river
04:15pmSailing Barge HydrogenUp river
05:00pmSailing Barge HydrogenDown river
01:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
02:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
05:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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