What's on in London on Sunday 13th 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 13th May 2018

Come and browse through our Craft Market in the historic courtyard or enjoy all-time favourites including, Punch and Judy, Morris Dancing.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Forty Hall village fete

A march past by former and serving members of many cavalry regiments, followed by a short service to commemorate those who were killed on active service.
 Starts at 10:30am
 
 Kensington
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Celebrating the anniversary of the first sighting of Mr Punch by Samuel Pepys with Punch and Judy Professors in the garden of St Paul’s Church.
 11am to 5:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
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Two daily demonstrations of pottery throwing.
 11am to 5pm
 
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London Craft Week - SCP’s House of Ceramics

A weekend of free activities celebrating Dartford's industrial heritage.
 All Day
 
 Dartford
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Trevithick's Industrial Dartford's Steam Rally

A weekend of free guided walks provided by TfL.
 All Day
 
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Come along to Upminster Windmill's Visitor Centre where you can learn about the history of the site and our restoration project. Free Entry.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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Open Weekend - Upminster Windmill

A weekend of LU themed events on the heritage steam line that was once part of the Central line.
 All Day
 
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London Transport Weekend on the Epping Ongar Railway

Ian McInnes will lead this walk looking at some of Dulwich's Georgian houses and talking about the people who lived in them.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Dulwich
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Dulwich’s Georgian Heritage Walk

Referendums have a popular appeal. They promise to put ordinary voters in control, and sideline the self-serving elites.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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Save Democracy – Abolish Voting

Join Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park during national Cemeteries Week and celebrate Cemeteries as Nature Reserves.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Bow
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Butterfly Walk

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

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

£10.50

(Sunday, 13th May - 11am to 6pm)
Taking the theme of botanicals and drink, bespoke artworks by 15 of the UK’s foremost letter carvers form a unique exhibition in the verdant surroundings of this historic garden. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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London Craft Week - An Elixir of Letters

Makers of leather costumes for Hollywood movies open their London studios to the public for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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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)

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Paul Catherall: Futures Past - 20 years of Linocuts

£9

(Sunday, 13th May - 10am to 5:50pm)
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition. (Closing soon Sun, 13th May)

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Venom: Killer and cure

Free

(Sunday, 13th May - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr (Closing soon Wed, 16th May)

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Under the Microscope

£6

(Sunday, 13th May - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II. (Closing soon Sun, 20th May)

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Neo-Romantic Illustrations in Britain 1943-1955

£12

(Sunday, 13th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography. (Closing soon Sun, 20th May)

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Free

(Sunday, 13th May - 10am to 6pm)
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years. (Closing soon Mon, 21st May)

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Murillo: The Self Portraits

£13.50
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day. (Closing soon Sun, 27th May)

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 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

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Regular Events on Sun 13th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 13th 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

12:15amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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