What's on in London on Saturday 19th 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 19th May 2018

The Rickmansworth Festival celebrates canals, the community and the environment.
 All Day
 
 Rickmansworth
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Rickmansworth Festival

Tours of the cemetery, visits to the chapel and crypt - not usually open - guidance on family history, plus food and drinks at the cafe.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Peckham
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Explore the history of the postal sorting office in The Regent's Park in WW1: 2 billion letters and 140 million parcels were processed for soldiers ac
 11am to 3pm
 
 Camden
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Postcards from the Park's Past: Regent's Park in WW1

Rare opportunity to visit this 42 acre jewel with many mature trees, 2 acre lake with water fowl, lawns and a river walk.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Fulham
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The Hurlingham Club open day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£6

(Saturday, 19th May - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II. (Closing soon Sun, 20th May)

2018-05-19

Neo-Romantic Illustrations in Britain 1943-1955

£12

(Saturday, 19th 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)

2018-05-19

Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Free

(Saturday, 19th 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)

2018-05-19

Murillo: The Self Portraits

Free

(Saturday, 19th May - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd. (Closing soon Sat, 26th May)

2018-05-19

Welcome to the Simulation

£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)

2018-05-19

 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Saturday, 19th 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. (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

2018-05-19

 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

Free

(Saturday, 19th May - 10am to 6pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners  (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

2018-05-19

Tacita Dean: Still Life

Free

(Saturday, 19th May - 8am to 9am)
Large landscape images explore the theme of reconciliation by capturing how time and nature have eased the scars of war on the battlefields of the Western Front. (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

2018-05-19

​Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018

Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Closing soon Wed, 30th May)

2018-05-19

Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Saturday, 19th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War. (Closing soon Thu, 31st May)

2018-05-19

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 19th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people interested in social history or family history, wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
2018-05-19
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-05-19
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 19th 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.  ()
2018-05-19
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-05-19
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-05-19
As 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of 1918, we have a month of guided walks to commemorate the lives of the City men and women who went off to the Great War.
2018-05-19
Explore the history of the postal sorting office in The Regent's Park in WW1: 2 billion letters and 140 million parcels were processed for soldiers ac  ()
2018-05-19
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.  ()
2018-05-19
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-05-19
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-05-19
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-05-19
 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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