What's on in London on Saturday 6th October 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 6th Oct 2018

A wondrous old barn now filled with random heritage clutter -- go for the atmosphere than the objects themselves.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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Occasional open weekend at the  Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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London Sewing Machine Museum Open Day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 6th Oct - 10am to 5pm)
A new commission which leads the visitor through deceptive murals, cunning architectural structures and a newly commissioned film to trace the lineage of perspective across centuries and technologies.

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Disappear Here

Free
This exhibition delves into the history behind the School’s creation, its iconic uniform, historic practices, and charitable benefactors.

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Bluecoats in the City: 350 Years of Christ’s Hospital

Free

(Saturday, 6th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
See Ed Ruscha's modern take on the cyclical nature of civilisation, evocative of Thomas Cole's series of the same name

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Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire

Free

(Saturday, 6th Oct - All Day)
An open air exhibition featuring works by 25 contemporary and modern artists presented by world-leading galleries.

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£12

(Saturday, 6th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
Discover one of America’s leading painters of the mid-19th century.

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Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire

Free

(Saturday, 6th Oct - 10am to 5pm)
Holloway Prison has been an important landmark in Islington for over 150 years. Thousands of women passed through its doors until it closed in 2016. This exhibition explores their stories.

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Echoes of Holloway Prison Exhibition

An exhibition exploring the first 30 years of the Building Centre through its archive collection.From material libraries and the Blitz, to seminal exhibitions of women architects, Spanish modernism and le Corbusier.

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A seedbed of ideas: notes from the Building Centre archive

For the first time, Tate Modern tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art

2018-10-06

 Shape of Light - 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art

Free

(Saturday, 6th Oct - 11am to 7pm)
An exhibition of radical self-portraiture from the 1960s to the present day.

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DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics

£12

(Saturday, 6th Oct - 10am to 5:30pm)
The works of art on display span a geographical expanse from Kashmir to Kerala and a period of more than 400 years.

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Splendours of the Subcontinent

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 6th Oct 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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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 6th Oct 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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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 11th Nov at 10:10am


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