What's on in London on Saturday 28th 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 28th Jul 2018

Somerset House presents two summer weekends of distinctive contemporary circus, hip hop dance and music.
 All Day
 
 Strand
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Circus Sampler

For the first time ever, all four nature reserves along the Forest Hill to New Cross Gate Railway Cutting will be open on the same day.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Brockley
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Letitia Barden discusses the light that is shed on changes that took place in mental health treatment between World Wars I and II
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Beckenham
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Find out more about what is being done to improve the Pymmes Brook, fun activities, a dog show and a chance to kayak in the river.
 11:30am to 3:30pm
 
 Tottenham
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By filling out a Wayward Plant adoption form, stating how you will care for the plant and where it will live, you will have the opportunity to rehome one of the plants for free.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Morden
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Adopt a plant from the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

£16.00
This all-marques event will feature demonstrations of exotic and exclusive modern and classic cars.
 9am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
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Pick your own lavender at this harvest festival / fete.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Carshalton
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Carshalton Lavender's Annual Harvest

Southwark Cathedral is delighted to host a day of talks in our Garry Weston Library looking at different aspects of archaeology, not just at the Cathedral, but also in our local community.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Stories of Archaeology in Southwark - A Day of Talks

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£22

(Saturday, 28th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

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Monet & Architecture

£17

(Saturday, 28th 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, 28th 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)

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Clean Air for London

£25.50

(Saturday, 28th Jul - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)

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Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Saturday, 28th 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, 28th 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)

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 Karl and Eleanor Marx

Free

(Saturday, 28th Jul - 11am to 7pm)
Pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yuan Goang-Ming continues his study of ruins, homes and dwellings in this free exhibition. (Closing soon Mon, 6th Aug)

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 Yuan Goang-Ming: Tomorrowland

An outdoor exhibition of photographs, around the Kings Cross area of London, exploring the diversity of European Heritage. (Closing soon Thu, 9th Aug)

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Another Europe, an outdoor exhibition of photographs around Kings Cross

£12

(Saturday, 28th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug)

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£14

(Saturday, 28th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
The visual artist and Royal Academician explores “landscape” in its broadest sense (Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug)

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Tacita Dean - Landscape

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 28th 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.
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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 28th Jul 2018

A free guided walk which highlights how Islington was a key battlefield in the campaign for women to win the vote.
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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.  ()
2018-07-28
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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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-07-28
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-07-28
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-07-28
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 29th Jul at 01:30pm


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