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

Free

(Sunday, 6th May - All Day)
IWA Canalway Cavalcade is London's biggest, brightest and best waterways festival.  (Maida Vale)
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IWA Canalway Cavalcade

Free

(Sunday, 6th May - 11am to 4pm)
Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.  (Croydon)
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Monthly Open Day at Croydon Airport

£5.00

(Sunday, 6th May - 1pm to 5pm)
Occasional open days at Capability Brown's Gatton Park landscaped 600 acres.  (Reigate)
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Monthly opening of Gatton Park

£5.00
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.  (Southwark)
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Monthly open day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum

Free

(Sunday, 6th May - 11am to 4pm)
Eastbury Manor House will be hosting Maypole dancing and other May Day activities.   (Barking)
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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Impressionists in London

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

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

£9

(Sunday, 6th May - 10am to 5:50pm)
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.

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Venom: Killer and cure

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 6th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 6th 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.  ()
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Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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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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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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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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