The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 11th August.


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Top events in London on Sun 11th Aug 2019

See a collection of steam traction engines big and small on display and moving around North Weald station. Steam and Diesel train services too
All Day
 
Vintage Steam Weekend
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
10am to 4pm
 
Brixton
Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
Capturing the atmosphere of a Brooklands race day, the new style Brooklands Relived sees us take a step back in time to the heyday of the track.
11am to 5pm
 
Weybridge
Brooklands Relived
Open day at a restored and working water mill.
2pm to 5pm
 
Weybridge
Monthly open day at Cobham Mill

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition of kaleidoscopic sculptures, installations and video works informed by scientific processes and natural phenomena such as heat, cold, magnetism and light.
Hicham Berrada: Dreamscapes
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 18th Aug
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This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sun, 25th Aug
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This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
Raw Materials: Plastics
10am to 5pm
Bow
Closing soon Sun, 25th Aug
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Prepare for your preconceptions of AI to be challenged by this timely exhibition, that reflects on how this technology impacts our very existence.
AI: More than Human
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
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One of the biggest mysteries in physics today is what exactly makes up our Universe, and why – 95 per cent of it cannot be observed.
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
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£19.50  
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
10am to 5:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Mon, 26th Aug
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More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
3pm to 4pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
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Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
11am to 5pm
Camden
Closing soon Tue, 27th Aug
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An exhibition of the works to restore a Victorian building back to a public community centre.
The Devil's in the Detail …A Heritage Building Restoration
10am to 2pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Wed, 28th Aug
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This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.
Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
10am to 5:30pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Thu, 29th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 11th August 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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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 Sunday 11th August 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

Roughly following the line of the Greenwich Meridian from the Bow Back Rivers at Pudding Mill Lane , this east London walk traces the industrial heritage of lower Lea Valley from fine porcelain in the 18th century, through gasworks, gin, cosmetics and explosives to film studios.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Stratford
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Art & Industry in East London - Guided Walk