What's on in London on Saturday 23rd 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 23rd Jun 2018

Enjoy a free family day out at a traditional village fete in the setting of Kew Green.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Richmond
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See donkey rides, a pop-up cinema, arts workshops, face painting, raffle, craft stalls and local groups.
 1pm to 6pm
 
 Camberwell
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Fifteen interactive exhibits will bring to life fascinating ideas in the humanities and social sciences
 11am to 5pm
 
 St James
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British Academy Summer Showcase

A chance to go inside a recently build recycling facility and see how it works.
 10am to 2:45pm
 
 Norwood Green
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Open Day at Southall Recycling Facility

A weekend of events to mark the reopening of the Gunnersbury Park Museum following restoration work.
 All Day
 
 Acton
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Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend

Artists studios on the usually private Eel Pie Island will be open to visitors for the weekend.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Twickenham
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This guided walk will tell the story of these lost and often long-forgotten graveyards, taking in a circular route around Southwark and finishing up back at Southwark Cathedral.
 1pm to 3pm
 
 Southwark
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Southwark's Lost Burial Grounds Walk

An 'in conversation' with punctuation and grammar writer, Lynne Truss.
 11am to 12pm
 
 Golders Green
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Lynne Truss interview

London’s biggest annual festival dedicated to showcasing the best in comics, illustration, sequential art, and storytelling.
 tba
 
 Clapton
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 23rd 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)

2018-06-23

China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson

Free

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

2018-06-23

Stewy: Psycho Geographic

Free

(Saturday, 23rd 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, 23rd 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)

2018-06-23

Kimchi and Chips: Halo

Free

(Saturday, 23rd Jun - All Day)
A trapezoidal contemporary gateway structure will create over 400 mirrored images of St Pauls Cathedral. (Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun)

2018-06-23

LFA -  St Paul’s Gateway

Free

(Saturday, 23rd 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)

2018-06-23

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)

2018-06-23

 In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

Free

(Saturday, 23rd Jun - 10am to 6pm)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

2018-06-23

Fatberg!

Free

(Saturday, 23rd 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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£12.50

(Saturday, 23rd Jun - 10am to 5:50pm)
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

2018-06-23

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 23rd 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.
2018-06-23
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 23rd Jun 2018

Second walk of a 2-part series for LFA2018 exploring the multiple identities and shapeshifting characters of the landscape between Trafalgar Square and Temple to reveal London's mighty North Bank through its best kept architectural secrets and spectacular sleeping giants. With guest contributions from authors, egyptologists and historians!  ()
2018-06-23
Explore Bloomsbury's architectural history.  ()
2018-06-23
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.  ()
2018-06-23
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-06-23
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-06-23
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.  ()
2018-06-23
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-06-23
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-06-23
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-06-23
 

Tower Bridge opening times

10:15pmSilver WindDown river
09:35pmTugsUp river
01:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
02:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:30pmDutch MasterUp river

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