The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 1st January.


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Top events in London on Tue 1st Jan 2019

Over 1,000 vehicles expected, live music and a winter barbeque and other additional food outlets.
9am to 4pm
 
Weybridge
New Year's Day Classic Gathering
Celebrate the New Year with a birding walk at Woodberry Wetlands.
10am to 12pm
 
Stoke Newington
All available engines will be in steam, including unlimited rides on the Waterworks Railway and the chance to see the Victorian Shand Mason steam fire engine in action.
10am to 4pm
 
Brentford
New Year Steam-Up
Annual USA-style parade though the centre of London.
12pm to 3:30pm
 
New Year's Day Parade
Start the New Year in Classic style, with a special event from Mean OldTimers and Greenwich Market.
2pm to 6pm
 
Greenwich

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

24 homes and shops across Greenwich will each open an "advent window" in December to visit around the town.
6pm to 9pm
Strand
Closing soon Wed, 2nd Jan
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This Christmas, Kew Gardens will once again transform into a magical after dark explosion of festive colour
Starts at 5pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sat, 5th Jan
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New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions
10am to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.
Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack
11am to 8pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition.
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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The exhibition explores the man, his life and his unprecedented contribution to the nation’s cultural heritage.
Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector
10am to 5pm
Marylebone High St
Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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A display featuring iconic objects from the museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline Pankhurst’s hunger strike medal.
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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With over 150 posters and original artworks on display, this exhibition recognises some of these forgotten design heroines and reveals the hidden stories behind their work.
Poster Girls - A century of art and design
10am to 6pm
Covent Garden
Closing soon Sun, 13th Jan
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An exhibition that reveals sunken, forgotten letters recently recovered from a shipwreck.
10am to 5pm
Farringdon
Closing soon Sun, 13th Jan
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 1st January 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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