The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 1st June.


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Top events in London on Sat 1st Jun 2019

The prison’s history displayed in over 400 objects.
10am to 5pm
 
Wandsworth
A delightful old barn now packed full of "clutter" that's oddly enjoyable to visit.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Upminster
 Occasional open day at the Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia
The Emanuel School Archivist will take you on a 90-minute tour of the buildings, interiors and grounds, whisking you back to the days when it was a boarding school and orphanage.
11am to :
 
Battersea
A nearly 150 year old church in South London is opening its tower for one day to let the public climb up and see the views from the top.
12pm to 5pm
 
Brockley
Church tower tours
Designed to encourage quiet meditation, it reflects, but is not copied from, such Zen gardens as that of the Temple of Ryoanji in Kyoto.
2pm to 5pm
 
Acton
Occasional opening of the Zen Garden at Japanese Temple
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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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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A timely photography exhibition chronicling the lives of Robin Hood Gardens residents in the estate’s last years before demolition.
Lived Brutalism: Portraits at Robin Hood Gardens
11am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
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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
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From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.
Call in the Cavalry
9am to 10am
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 9th Jun
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An exhibition that covers a long period in the history of magic, from the 16th to the early 20th century.
Staging Magic – The Story Behind The Illusion
9:45am to 5:15pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 15th Jun
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Women were inspired to serve their country by Florence Nightingale's work. But in 1918, as WW1 approached its end, nothing could have prepared them for what was to come - the deadly Spanish Flu.
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 16th Jun
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The first major exhibition to explore the great twentieth-century British sculptor’s fascination with armour.
Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
10am to 5pm
Marylebone High St
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
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Free  
Drector and photographer James Morgan set out to capture the lives of the Bajau Laut, the world’s last true marine nomads.
Sea Nomads
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 1st June 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 1st June 2019

Travis Elborough leads a walk through two thousand years of the London history
 1pm to 2:30pm
 
 Southwark
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A Bridge in Time  - A Tour with Travis Elborough

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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