What's on in London on Saturday 7th July 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 7th Jul 2018

As part of the RAF's 100th anniversary events, there will be a display of military aircraft on Horseguards Parade.
 All Day
 
 Whitehall
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Military aircraft display on Horseguards

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

See 50 stand-up paddleboarders in an early morning race along the Thames at Westminster.
 9am to 10am
 
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Paddleboarding race on the Thames

A note that a tall sailing ship will pass through Tower Bridge this evening.
 7:45pm to 8:15pm
 
 Southwark
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A tall sailing ship is to pass through Tower Bridge

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

An ecological introduction to the large acid and neutral grasslands, open water and trees of Bushy Park including the important veteran trees.
 Starts at 10am
 
 Hampton
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The Natural History of Bushy Park

This free day will be an exploration and celebration of out very diverse grasslands and the plant and animal life they support.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Bow
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National Meadows Day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
Come to the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition and explore the science shaping our future with the people making it happen. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Jul)

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Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10:30am to 5pm)
A display of hand drawn maps by Adam Dant that feature in his new book. (Closing soon Sat, 14th Jul)

2018-07-07

Maps of London & Beyond: Adam Dant

Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 5:30pm)
The exhibition brings together their artworks, photographs, letters and personal possessions in the UK for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)

2018-07-07

Charmed lives in Greece - Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor

Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 5:30pm)
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)

2018-07-07

Romania and the Great War

Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 3pm)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul)

2018-07-07
£22

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

2018-07-07

Monet & Architecture

£17

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 5:50pm)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

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Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition presents the work of Cross River Partnership (CRP) and its public and private sector partners to provide Clean Air for London. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Jul)

2018-07-07

Clean Air for London

£25.50

(Saturday, 7th Jul - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)

2018-07-07

Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Saturday, 7th Jul - 12pm to 5:30pm)
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs. (Closing soon Sat, 4th Aug)

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 7th Jul 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

American street artist and legendary pop-surrealist painter Kenny Scharf returns to London with a series of new and never-before-seen artworks.
2018-07-07
We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the web and the genealogy websites.
2018-07-07
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
2018-07-07
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-07-07
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 7th Jul 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.  ()
2018-07-07
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-07-07
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-07-07
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-07-07
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-07-07
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-07-07
 

Tower Bridge opening times

07:45pmSailing Training Ship Gulden LeeuwUp river
08:15pmSailing Training Ship Gulden LeeuwDown river
11:45amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
02:30pmMotor Ferry James NewmanUp river
03:00pmMotor Ferry James NewmanDown river

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