The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 1st January.


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Top events in London on Wed 1st Jan 2020

Spend New Year's Day riding a steam train on the Epping to Ongar railway.
All Day
 
New Year Steam Day
Probably the largest New Year’s Day Classic Vehicle Gathering in the UK.
9am to 4pm
 
Weybridge
New Year's Day Classic Gathering
A weekly opening of the richly decorated former hospital chapel, this time on New Years Day.
11am to 4pm
 
Tottenham Court Road
Open Day of the Fitzrovia Chapel
Annual USA-style parade through the centre of London.
12pm to :
 
 New Year's Day Parade
A New Year's Day walk around Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
2pm to 3:30pm
 
Bow
New Year New Life - New Year's Day Guided Walk

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

1657: Rebel Christmas
Step inside to join the rebel celebrations and discover centuries-old traditions that were forced to go underground in the 1600s.
1657: Rebel Christmas
9am to 5pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sat, 4th January
2019-11-27
2020-01-04
Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Photography by Freddy Warren
To celebrate the work of Freddy Warren, a selection of photographs are showcased in this exhibition that captures the atmosphere and movement of jazz.
Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Photography by Freddy Warren
9:30am to 5:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sat, 4th January
2019-10-12
2020-01-04
The Moon
£9  
To celebrate 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s nearest celestial neighbour.
The Moon
10am to 5pm
Greenwich
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-07-19
2020-01-05
Rebel Sounds
Discover artists who have risked their lives in times of conflict for the music they love.
Rebel Sounds
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-08-25
2020-01-05
What Remains
The exhibition explores why cultural heritage is attacked during war and the ways we save, protect and restore what is targeted.
What Remains
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-08-25
2020-01-05
Museum of the Moon
A huge floating "Moon" will fill a darkened room and it's oddly exciting to see
Museum of the Moon
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-05-17
2020-01-05
Christmas at Kew 2019
This winter, more twinkling and fantastical than ever before, Christmas at Kew returns.
Christmas at Kew 2019
Starts at 12am
Richmond
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-11-20
2020-01-05
Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings.
Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-08-25
2020-01-05
Hogarth: Place and Progress
All of the paintings and engravings in Hogarth's series have been united for the first time to examine his complex views on morality, the society and the city.
Hogarth: Place and Progress
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-10-09
2020-01-05
Science Photographer of the Year
A series of striking photographs of science in action will soon go on display at the Science Museum as part of the Royal Photographic Society’s inaugural Science Photographer of the Year competition.
Science Photographer of the Year
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 5th January
2019-10-07
2020-01-05

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 1st January 2020

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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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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