What's on in London on Sunday 2nd September 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 2nd Sep 2018

The free event is packed full of spectacular kite flying displays and is an opportunity for everyone to go fly a kite.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Streatham
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20th Streatham Common Kite Day

Boat trips, craft stalls and live music, offering a host of fun both on the water and the towpath.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Islington
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Angel Canal Festival

View Henry Tate’s mansion Park Hill (exterior only) and explore the historic garden with its listed garden features.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Streatham
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Encounter outstanding monumental architecture and final resting places of famous people.
 Starts at 2:30pm
 
 West Norwood
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Join Art-Deco enthusiast Adrian Whittle and see with fresh eyes some of Streatham’s best art deco and modernist buildings
 Starts at 10:30am
 
 Streatham
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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

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. (Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep)

2018-09-02

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

Free

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 12pm to 5pm)
This mini exhibition aims to narrate the stories of the children who populated Hamstead. (Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep)

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Girls and Boys Come Out to Play

£11

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 11am to 5pm)
British artist Jodie Carey creates three new site-responsive installations. (Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep)

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Jodie Carey - Sea

Fifty years since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring we look at how cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through humour. (Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep)

2018-09-02

Make Love Not War Or We’ll Kill You; Prague Spring 1968 in Cartoons

£16.50

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 10am to 5pm)
A major retrospective of work by the celebrated British artist and designer, Edward Bawden RA CBE (1903-89).

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Edward Bawden

This display explores the changing image of the West India Regiments from their creation at the end of the 18th century up to the First World War.

2018-09-02

Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments

£22

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 10am to 6pm)
This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern.

2018-09-02

Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy

Free

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 10am to 5pm)
From statues and street names, to shrines and temporary artworks, Immortalised explores the variety of ways people and events have been commemorated in England, past and present.

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Immortalised

£5.85

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 10am to 5:50pm)
See hundreds of live butterflies and moths up-close in a tropical butterfly house.

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Sensational Butterflies

Free

(Sunday, 2nd Sep - 10am to 6pm)
From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.

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Teeth

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 2nd Sep 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 2nd Sep 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

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 5th Sep at 10:15am


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