What's on in London on Sunday 7th 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 Sun 7th Oct 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

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

(Sunday, 7th 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

(Sunday, 7th 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

(Sunday, 7th 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

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

2018-10-07

 Shape of Light - 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art

Free

(Sunday, 7th 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

(Sunday, 7th 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

£22

(Sunday, 7th Oct - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art,

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Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Free

(Sunday, 7th Oct - All Day)
Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent.

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Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sun 7th Oct 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 7th 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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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 Sun 11th Nov at 10:10am


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