The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 23rd November.


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Top events in London on Sat 23rd Nov 2019

The annual fair will host over 100 stands, showcasing independent suppliers within the surroundings of the Garden.
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Chelsea
Annual Swedish gifts themed christmas crafts fair held in the Swedish Church.
10am to 6pm
 
Marylebone
Swedish Church Christmas Fair
Experience the Nordic atmosphere at the traditional Scandinavian Christmas Market in Rotherhithe.
10am to 6pm
 
Rotherhithe
Scandinavian Christmas Market 2019
The London Fortean Society and friends return to the Haunted Landscape, a one-day symposium on the folklore, magic and monsters of the British Isles and beyond.
10am to 5:30pm
 
Holborn
A special close-up look at the Transport Museum’s poster collection and some of the artworks behind the posters.
Starts at 11am
 
Acton
Art and poster store tours
The UK’s first Kimjang Festival is a celebration of the Korean fermented spicy dish.
12pm to 6pm
 
New Malden
Kimjang Festival
A new Christmas light scheme is due to be unveiled on King's Road.
2pm to 9pm
 
Sloane Square
Chelsea Christmas lights switch-on 2019
A performance by Timberlina and Auntie Maureen which will bring to life some of the coded, intriguing and sometimes naughty personal ads found at The National Archives and Bishopsgate Institute.
4pm to 5:30pm
 
Kennington
Classified: A Performance of Queer Dating Ads
A candlelit tour to discover the secrets of London’s oldest church.
6pm to 9pm
 
Barbican
An vening of comedy that will explore the hidden stories in the Grant Museum of Zoology’s natural history collection.
7pm to 9pm
 
Euston
It’s All the Raj
Uncover the historical Bartholomew Fair, a notorious pleasure fair that ran in Smithfield from 1133 to 1855, through games, challenges and live performance.
8pm to 11pm
 
Barbican

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 Bridget Riley
Spanning 70 years of Riley’s work, this exhibition offers visitors an unparalleled opportunity to experience powerful and engaging works by one of the most important artists of our time.
 Bridget Riley
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 26th January
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The Art of Innovation explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years, and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us.
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Closing soon Fri, 24th January
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24/7
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An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.
24/7
10am to 6pm
Strand
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 23rd February
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African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
A display of one of the world’s largest private collections of African textiles.
African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
10:30am to 5pm
Euston
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 14th December
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The exhibition looks at Pope’s early life in Twickenham and the creation of his villa, garden and grotto.
11am to 3pm
Twickenham
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 22nd December
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Antony Gormley
Antony Gormley takes over the Main Galleries with a series of works that test the scale and light of the RA’s architecture.
Antony Gormley
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Closing soon Tue, 3rd December
2019-11-23
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Architecture of London
This exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present day to illustrate how London’s ever-changing cityscape has inspired visiting and resident artists over four centuries.
Architecture of London
10am to 5pm
City of London
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 1st December
2019-11-23
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“Wake Up Slackers!” The Great Registration Controversy
This exhibition commemorates 100 years of nursing registration in the UK by delving into the heated arguments that characterised the registration debate.
“Wake Up Slackers!” The Great Registration Controversy
9am to 5pm
Harley Street
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 18th March
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Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
An exhibition about the man, the Christmas he created, and how he fell out of love with the season he helped to create.
Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 18th March
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Emerging artist Hugo Brazão presents a new immersive installation at the Embassy of Brazil in November exploring themes of misdirection and disorientation.
10am to 6pm
St James
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 11th December
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 23rd November 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 23rd November 2019

The River Thames is London. It’s why the Romans chose its gravel north bank to found Londinium; its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continues to do so.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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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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