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

Free

(Sunday, 13th May - 10am to 5pm)
Come and browse through our Craft Market in the historic courtyard or enjoy all-time favourites including, Punch and Judy, Morris Dancing.  (Enfield Town)
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Forty Hall village fete

Free

(Sunday, 13th May - Starts at 10:30am)
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.  (Kensington)
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(Sunday, 13th May - 11am to 5:30pm)
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.  (Covent Garden)
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(Sunday, 13th May - 11am to 5pm)
Two daily demonstrations of pottery throwing.
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London Craft Week - SCP’s House of Ceramics

Free
A weekend of free activities celebrating Dartford's industrial heritage.  (Dartford)
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Trevithick's Industrial Dartford's Steam Rally

£17.00
A weekend of LU themed events on the heritage steam line that was once part of the Central line.
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London Transport Weekend on the Epping Ongar Railway

£7.06

(Sunday, 13th May - Starts at 2pm)
Ian McInnes will lead this walk looking at some of Dulwich's Georgian houses and talking about the people who lived in them.  (Dulwich)
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Dulwich’s Georgian Heritage Walk

Free

(Sunday, 13th May - 2pm to 4pm)
Join Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park during national Cemeteries Week and celebrate Cemeteries as Nature Reserves.  (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.

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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.

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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.

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£9

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Sunday, 13th May - 10am to 6pm)
The UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.

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 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

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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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