The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 21st May.


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Top events in London on Tue 21st May 2019

Join our librarians to learn about the history of Guildhall Library, tour the building (including behind the scenes) and view some of the library’s treasures.
2pm to 3:30pm
 
City of London
History and Treasures of Guildhall Library
Over 30 hives from around the world will have stands presenting products distinctive to their region including honey – in all its varieties – pollen, propolis, royal jelly and wax, as well as honey-based products.
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Holborn
Hear from the founders of the food sector’s tastiest business success stories
7pm to 9:30pm
 
Camden
The book launch of Women of Westminster: The MPs Who Changed Politics, by Rachel Reeves MP.
7:15pm to 9:45pm
 
Aldwych
Women of Westminster: The MPs Who Changed Politics, by Rachel Reeves MP

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Around 50 shops and offices will be decorated for one week with floral displays.
Belgravia in Bloom - The Language of Flowers
All Day
South Kensington
Closing soon Sat, 25th May
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
This exhibition displays a selection of Cultural Revolution propaganda posters, revolutionary landscapes, images of the leader and intricate papercuts all of which were collected in China during the 1970s.
Cultural Revolution - State graphics in China from the 1960s to the 1970s
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
Spanning thousands of years, this takes a closer look at five objects that explore the relationship between food, power and control.
Feeding history: the politics of food
10am to 5:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
A major exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers.
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
10am to 7pm
Soho
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
9:30am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
Key pieces include rare and early examples of designs by Conran and Quant on display spaning the period from 1952 – 1977
 Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran – Mary Quant
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
The first ever exhibition outside of Norway of Harald Sohlberg, one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in the history of Norwegian art.
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
10am to 5pm
Dulwich
Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
The first solo UK exhibition by Myfanwy MacLeod, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG, Vancouver).
Canada Gallery Myfanwy MacLeod – Neighbours
11am to 5:45pm
St James
Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-21
2019-05-21
This exhibition explores the objects people used to make music, what they sounded like, and how instruments were used in Romano-Egyptian rituals, homes, and childhood.
Sounds of Roman Egypt
1pm to 5pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-21
2019-05-21

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 21st May 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-05-21
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Guided tours of one of London's oldest and most famous churches.
 2:15pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-05-21
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Weekly tour of St Bride's Church