What's on in London on Sunday 26th 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 26th Aug 2018

A two day festival to mark the 150th anniversary of Smithfield Markets.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Each day features a 5 hour airshow, 2 hours of motoring demonstrations, car club displays and a Military Zone
 9am to 9pm
 
 Weybridge
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Take a Routemaster bus for a tour around the capital, following in the footsteps of some of the major players in the suffrage movement.
 10am to 1:30pm
 
 Barbican
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Are you a big Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings fan? Maybe you like the idea of owning your own hand carved walking stick or staff?
 9am to 4pm
 
 Broxbourne
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A two-day celebration of the food and drink produced in and around Enfield and the people that make it.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 10am to 5pm)
A striking presentation of three works by the internationally-renowned artist, Emily Allchurch. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

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Emily Allchurch: Visions of Architectural Fancy

Free

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

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Somewhere in Between

The exhibition focuses on the early, 'radical moment' of Postmodernism, which it reveals to be one of the most inventive periods in British architectural history (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

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The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture

£14

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 11am to 5pm)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug)

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The voyages of Captain James Cook

£19.99

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Using a plastination process that keeps the specimens perfectly preserved, the exhibition reveals not only what lies beneath the waves, but also beneath fur, skin and scales. (Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug)

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Sea Creatures

Free

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 11am to 6pm)
This exhibition concentrates on the last (and often bitter) years of the long campaign of the struggle for women's right to vote from 1908 - 1914. (Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug)

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At Last! Votes for Women

Free

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 12:30pm to 3pm)
This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

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Archetypes and Archives

£9.80

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
Discover the history of Bridge House Estates, the organisation that oversaw the entire construction of Tower Bridge over a century ago and continues to maintain it to this day. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

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The Historic Bridge House Estates

The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.

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Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today

Free

(Sunday, 26th Aug - 12pm to 5pm)
This mini exhibition aims to narrate the stories of the children who populated Hamstead.

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Girls and Boys Come Out to Play

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 26th Aug 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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Hackney's oldest building will be open to the public. Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
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Walking Tours of London on Sun 26th 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

04:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river

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