The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 26th January.


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Top events in London on Sun 26th Jan 2020

Annual parades, festivals and displays in Chinatown.
10am to :
 
Chinese New Year 2020
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
10am to 4pm
 
Enfield Town
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
Grand parade by around 500 members of the King's Army of the English Civil War Society in memory of the execution of King Charles I.
11am to :
 
Whitehall
 Civil War Society Remembers the 'Horrid Murder' of King Charles I
Annual show and fair for all things small and dollhouse related.
11am to 5pm
 
Wapping
City of London Dollshouse Festival
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
To mark 75 years since the end of the Second World War, this immersive archives course revisits life on the home front during the conflict.
2pm to :
 
City of London
A Short History of the Home Front (1939-1945)

 

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
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-23
2020-01-26
Gauguin Portraits
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-07
2020-01-26
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art.
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
10am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-17
2020-01-26
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself.
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-27
2020-01-26
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
The Gallery becomes a painting studio, an imagined chapel and a room-sized experiment in this immersive exhibition that leads you through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci to explore his masterpiece, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’.
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-11-09
2020-01-26
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
The first exhibition in the UK to fully explore the relationship between the English Arts and Crafts movement and the Bauhaus, the ground-breaking German art school.
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-19
2020-01-26
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
Artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton respond to this crisis with new work that draws on research into the causes of the decline of pollinators.
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-06-14
2020-01-26
Anselm Kiefer Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
This exhibition features a large-scale installation and paintings that draw on the scientific concept known as string theory.
Anselm Kiefer Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
12pm to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2020-01-05
2020-01-26
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
Charting the history of cultural and artistic interactions between East and West, this exhibition explores the impact the Islamic world has had on Western art for centuries.
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
10am to 5:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 26th January
2019-10-10
2020-01-26
William Blake
Experience Blake’s visionary art in his largest show in a generation​.
William Blake
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 2nd February
2019-12-27
2020-02-02

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 26th January 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Weekly Heritage Tours, which will allow you to immerse yourself in the past and gain an insight into what has shaped this building over the centuries.
 2:30pm to 3:15pm
 
 Twickenham
2020-01-26
2020-01-26

Heritage Tours at Orleans House Gallery

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 26th January 2020

Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, body snatchers, Charles Dickens, an eighteenth century ghost, and William Wallace (and learn how he was in no fit state to shout "Freeeedoooommmm!")
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-01-26
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Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2020-01-26
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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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2020-01-26