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.  (Upminster)
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Occasional open weekend at the  Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 2pm to 5pm)
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.  (Tooting)
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London Sewing Machine Museum Open Day

£6.00

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - Starts at 5:50pm)
Astrophysicist Dr Roberto Trotta will talk about the science behind some of your favourite sci-fi movies.  (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 - 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.

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Just Type

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg.

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Fatberg!

£22

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 6pm)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing.

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Monet & Architecture

£25.50

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich

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Dinosaurs In The Wild

£12

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.

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£6

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 11am to 4pm)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical.

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A Curious Turn: Moving, Mechanical Sculpture

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain.

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Somewhere in Between

Free

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 11am to 6pm)
This exhibition concentrates on the last (and often bitter) years of the long campaign of the struggle for women's right to vote from 1908 - 1914.

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At Last! Votes for Women

£9.80

(Saturday, 2nd Jun - 9:30am to 5pm)
Discover the history of Bridge House Estates, the organisation that oversaw the entire construction of Tower Bridge over a century ago and continues to maintain it to this day.

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The Historic Bridge House Estates

The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.

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Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today

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.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 2nd Jun 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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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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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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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

04:15pmSilver CloudDown river

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