What's on in London on Sunday 5th August 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 Sun 5th Aug 2018

Classic local fete taking place in Docklands on the city farm's large fields.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Poplar
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Mudchute Agricultural Show 2018

Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Croydon
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Monthly Open Day at Croydon Airport

Occasional open days at Capability Brown's Gatton Park landscaped 600 acres.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
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Monthly opening of Gatton Park

A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Monthly open day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 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

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 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

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 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

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 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

Free

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 11am to 4pm)
Through this exhibition, biomimetic design elements as well as the multilayering of fluid identities and dress are explored. (Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug)

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£18

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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250th Summer Exhibition

£6

(Sunday, 5th Aug - 11am to 4pm)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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A Curious Turn: Moving, Mechanical Sculpture

£14.50

(Sunday, 5th Aug - All Day)
This mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul – the first in London – explores the artist’s extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space.  (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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Lee Bul

Free

(Sunday, 5th Aug - All Day)
Mark 100 years since the iconic leader’s birth, in this exhibition about his fight for equality. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 5th Aug 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 5th Aug 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.  ()
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Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:15pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
05:15pmPaddles Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
12:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
05:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
12:30amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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