The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 28th August.


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Top events in London on Wed 28th Aug 2019

Visit three beautiful courtrooms and explore the building's extensive artwork collection.
9:30am to 4:30pm
 
Pimlico
Open Days at the Supreme Court
The celebrated panel of gardening experts tackle questions put to them by local gardening enthusiasts
5:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Camden
At the Science Museum’s August Lates, visitors can catch a unique glimpse into the AI-driven tech that could shape the habits, behaviour and society of tomorrow.
6:45pm to 10pm
 
South Kensington
A panel of authors and journalists come together to discuss the disturbing re-emergence of scientific research into racial differences.
7:30pm to 9pm
 
South Kensington
What does race science look like in the 21st century?
An illustrated talk by John Phillips exploring the life of John, Lord Lumley, a remarkable and largely forgotten Elizabethan.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Cheam
John, Lord Lumley, Nonsuch Palace and His World

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
9am to 7pm
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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An exhibition that examines how we navigate, document and shape the built environment today.
 Contemporary Cartography
10am to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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Brilliant Visions presents drawings and paintings by Surrealist artists who took part in the Guttman-Maclay mescaline experiments of the 1930s.
10am to 5pm
Beckenham
Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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A heritage exhibition revealing the stories of the people that shaped London’s Chinatown into the iconic district it is today.
The Making of Chinatown
12pm to 7pm
Soho
Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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The Illuminated River display includes architectural drawings and animations of the project, alongside historic Thames paintings.
Illuminated River
10am to 5pm
City of London
Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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This exhibition celebrates the work and life of Lee Krasner (1908–1984), a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism.
Lee Krasner - Living Colour
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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See an epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament on display.
Panorama: London's lost view
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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There’s a rare chance to see a whimsical train built by Rowland Emett before it is sold at an auction.
9am to 5:30pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Tue, 3rd Sep
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This exhibition shines a spotlight on a brief but intense period of dynamic printmaking during the interwar period, with the first major show of work by artists from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art.
Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking
10am to 5pm
Dulwich
Closing soon Sun, 8th Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 28th August 2019

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

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