What's on in London on Saturday 14th 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 14th Jul 2018

Tours of the the only surviving windmill in inner London
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Brixton
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Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend

London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
 9:30am to 4:45pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Forgotten London

The Thamesmead Festival returns to the shores of Southmere Lake as it celebrates its 50th birthday.
 12pm to 7pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Thamesmead 50th Birthday Festival

The inaugural Kew Bridge Classic will see a collection of vehicles from all eras exhibited within the surroundings of the pumping station at Kew Bridge.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brentford
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In the early nineteenth century, when commercial cemeteries began to be created with no precedents for the type of landscape they should present.  Join Dr Brent Elliott to explore the history of this unique landscape.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 West Brompton
2018-07-14
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Garden Cemeteries: the Landscape of the 19th and 20th century Cemetery

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 14th 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)

2018-07-14

Maps of London & Beyond: Adam Dant

Free

(Saturday, 14th 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)

2018-07-14

Charmed lives in Greece - Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor

Free

(Saturday, 14th Jul - 10am to 5:30pm)
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)

2018-07-14

Romania and the Great War

Free

(Saturday, 14th Jul - 10am to 3pm)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul)

2018-07-14
£22

(Saturday, 14th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

2018-07-14

Monet & Architecture

£17

(Saturday, 14th 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, 14th 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)

2018-07-14

Clean Air for London

£25.50

(Saturday, 14th Jul - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)

2018-07-14

Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Saturday, 14th 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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Free

(Saturday, 14th Jul - All Day)
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room (Closing soon Sun, 5th Aug)

2018-07-14

 Karl and Eleanor Marx

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 14th Jul 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.
2018-07-14
With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
2018-07-14
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-07-14
Engineering the West End is a free walking tour covering some of the most impressive examples of civil engineering in London’s popular West End.
2018-07-14
 

Walking Tours of London on Sat 14th 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.  ()
2018-07-14
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-07-14
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-07-14
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-07-14
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-07-14
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-07-14
 

Tower Bridge opening times

10:30amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
05:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:55pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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