What's on in London on Saturday 2nd June 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 2nd Jun 2018

A wondrous old barn now filled with random heritage clutter -- go for the atmosphere than the objects themselves.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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Occasional open weekend at the  Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia

The history of Wandsworth Prison displayed in over 400 objects.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Wandsworth
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A chance for everyone to come and see what the beekeepers do, find out about beekeeping, buy local honey and enjoy teas.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Twickenham
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Over 130 exhibitors and 20 guest speakers on radical politics in one hall.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 New Cross
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Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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London Sewing Machine Museum Open Day

Astrophysicist Dr Roberto Trotta will talk about the science behind some of your favourite sci-fi movies.
 Starts at 5:50pm
 
 South Kensington
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Science behind the movies with Roberto Trotta

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 1pm to 5pm)
The works are inspired by their exploration of both the content of the papyrus stories and the conservation and collections care of papyrus materials in museums. (Closing soon Sat, 2nd Jun)

2018-06-02
Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 9pm)
How do your biscuit preferences represent your identity and what type of biscuit would you reinvent yourself as? (Closing soon Fri, 8th Jun)

2018-06-02

LFA - Taking the Biscuit

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 11am to 6pm)
A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours. (Closing soon Sat, 9th Jun)

2018-06-02

Just Type

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 6pm)
A photo-story by award-winning photographer Jim Grover that captures the lives of the first generation of Caribbean migrants here in South London (Closing soon Sun, 10th Jun)

2018-06-02

Windrush: Portrait of a Generation

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 11am to 7pm)
This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future. (Closing soon Mon, 11th Jun)

2018-06-02

Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 5pm)
What would the past have been like in the Middle Ages if the future had happened before? (Closing soon Sat, 16th Jun)

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Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10:30am to 5pm)
First London exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia.  (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun)

2018-06-02

China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 11am to 6pm)
A solo exhibition of work by legendary street artist and stencil wizard Stewy. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun)

2018-06-02

Stewy: Psycho Geographic

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 9:30am to 4pm)
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)

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Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 5pm)
A display of the Greenwich section of a 1:1500 scale wooden model of London as it was in 1840 (Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun)

2018-06-02

LFA - London 1840

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 2nd Jun 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.
2018-06-02
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.
2018-06-02
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-06-02
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 2nd Jun 2018

Explore the West End's architectural heritage.
2018-06-02
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.  ()
2018-06-02
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-06-02
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-06-02
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.  ()
2018-06-02
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-06-02
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-06-02
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-06-02
 

Tower Bridge opening times

04:15pmSilver CloudDown river
03:35pmTugsUp river

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