What's on in London on Saturday 11th 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 Sat 11th Aug 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

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£12

(Saturday, 11th 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

(Saturday, 11th 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

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 12pm to 6pm)
Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats. (Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug)

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A Sort of Home: 1970s Whitechapel – David Hoffman

Free

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 11am to 5pm)
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

(Saturday, 11th 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

(Saturday, 11th 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

(Saturday, 11th 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

(Saturday, 11th 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

£16

(Saturday, 11th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of the Summer Exhibition, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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The Great Spectacle

£10

(Saturday, 11th Aug - All Day)
Hundreds of genuine Spice Girls stage costumes on display beside thousands of items of memorabilia and merchandise. (Closing soon Mon, 20th Aug)

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SPICEUP - An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 11th Aug 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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If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
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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 11th Aug 2018

From hidden viaducts and railway monuments to model dwellings, Grecian villas and constructivism, this walk treads the quaggy banks and oozy wells of the Fleet Valley to chart the architecture and buildings of London’s most radical of arteries.  ()
2018-08-11
Guided walk exploring Walthamstow's fascinating history with local guide Joanna Moncrieff.  ()
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Discover the revolutionary Modernist homes and idealistic architecture built in Hampstead in the 1930s such as The Sun House by Maxwell Fry, and 66 Frognal by Connell Ward and Lucus  ()
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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.  ()
2018-08-11
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-08-11
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-08-11
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-08-11
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-08-11
 

Tower Bridge opening times

02:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
03:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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