What's on in London on Sunday 20th 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 20th May 2018

Come celebrate our 400th year - it will be a great party for all the family celebrating the very heart of Enfield.
 11am to 7pm
 
 Enfield Town
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400th anniversary Charter Fayre

The cemetery runs guided history and heritage walks every month throughout the summer.
 tba
 
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Tour the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

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

Bringing a fun slice of the countryside to the heart of the largest green space in the City of London
 11am to 3pm
 
 City of London
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Great Garden Fête

Learn how to make a range of home made natural and skin nourishing hand-cremes, lip balms, soaps and furniture polish using plant and vegetable oils with beeswax.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Bow
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Natural beeswax cosmetics and candles workshop

Open day at the school's large managed gardens.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 South Croydon
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Whitgift School gardens open day

A chance to go onto the barges moored near Tower Bridge and see their mini-gardens and look around.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Florence Schechter discusses why she chose to set up the world’s first bricks and mortar vagina museum and the strange reactions she’s received along the way.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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Why the World Needs A Vagina Museum

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£6

(Sunday, 20th 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, 20th 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, 20th 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)

2018-05-20

 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Sunday, 20th 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)

2018-05-20

 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

Free

(Sunday, 20th 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)

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Tacita Dean: Still Life

Free
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)

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​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)

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Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Sunday, 20th 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)

2018-05-20

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun)

2018-05-20

AOP50: 50 Years of the Association of Photographers

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 20th May 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 20th May 2018

Tour of Covent Garden and surrounding areas where you'll discover some of London's rich theatrical history with qualified London Blue Badge Guide and broadcaster Diane Burstein.   ()
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Walking tour taking in the fading remains of painted advertising on ealls.  ()
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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

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 21st May at 09:00am


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