What's on in London on Saturday 16th 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 16th Jun 2018

Traditional local community fete and also a parade from the town centre.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Hanwell
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Annual fete held in Highgate with all the usual stalls and events.
 12:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Highgate
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A local community festival to mark the revamping of the road layout into a pedestrian space.
 12pm to 9pm
 
 Tower Hill
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Join Project Manager Nigel Thorne to learn more about our £4.5million restoration of Brompton Cemetery, focusing on the restoration of this grade 1 listed landscape.
 2:30pm to 4pm
 
 West Brompton
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 Behind the Scenes: Project Restoriation Tour

Watch a sci-fi movie in a planetarium.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Greenwich
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Eight private gardens in Spitalfields will open their doors for the public to go inside.
 11am to 4pm
 
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Visit the Spitalfields Gardens

Traditional village fete with a medieval twist.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Streatham
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Join local bee recorder Mark Patterson and learn about the summer seasonal bees which make the cemetery park their home, how to identify bees in the field for beginners.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Bow
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Early Summer Bee ID Walk

Explore the Brompton Cemetery through family crafts, mini-tours, bug sweeps, herbal hand creams and more.
 Starts at 11am
 
 West Brompton
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Brompton Cemetery Discovery Day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 16th 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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(Saturday, 16th 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)

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China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson

Free

(Saturday, 16th Jun - 11am to 6pm)
A solo exhibition of work by legendary street artist and stencil wizard Stewy. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun)

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Stewy: Psycho Geographic

Free

(Saturday, 16th 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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(Saturday, 16th Jun - All Day)
A large scale, futuristic sculpture will bring the sun down to earth in a heady alchemy of nature and technology. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)

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Kimchi and Chips: Halo

Free

(Saturday, 16th Jun - All Day)
A trapezoidal contemporary gateway structure will create over 400 mirrored images of St Pauls Cathedral. (Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun)

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LFA -  St Paul’s Gateway

Free

(Saturday, 16th 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)

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LFA - London 1840

Chloe Dewe Mathews photographs explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley’s novel.  (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

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 In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

Free

(Saturday, 16th Jun - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

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Fatberg!

Free

(Saturday, 16th Jun - 12pm to 7pm)
A sound installation by composer and sound artist, Emily Peasgood as a requiem to the thousands of forgotten women and children, known as the ‘outcast dead’ buried at Crossbones Graveyard. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 16th 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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Explore amazing hidden her-stories within Brompton Cemetery, from well known political activists such as Emmeline Pankhurst to fashion icons such as Luisa Casati.  Part of Brompton Cemetery
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With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
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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 16th Jun 2018

Come explore the Strand's Deco gems!  ()
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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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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

07:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
03:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
07:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
08:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river

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