The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 8th February.


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Home to Doorkins Magnificat, Southwark Cathedral are delighted to be hosting this day all about cats.
10am to 5pm
 
Southwark
Doorkins Magnificat and Southwark Cathedral Presents: Stories of Cats
Hear about Anita's feisty, challenging and sometimes fiendishly clever, but always wonderful mogs, as well as their eccentric owners. Battle lines are drawn daily, usually involving claws and teeth!
2pm to 4pm
 
Notting Hill
Claws. Confessions of a professional cat groomer

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel.
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 9th Feb
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This exhibition uses paintings, drawings, photographs and memorabilia to illustrate the surprising histories of London’s Royal Parks.
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks
10:30am to 4pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 9th Feb
2020-02-08
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These photographs, often taken by monks and housed within monasteries, depict day-to-day life for both the monastic and lay communities.
Sacred Laos in Photographs: The Monks’ Gaze
11am to 5pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 9th Feb
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34 scenes from the bible in knitted figures from Creation to Resurrection
Knitted Bible Exhibition
9am to 5pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Mon, 10th Feb
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This display of winning entries from the latest Army Film and Photographic Competition gives a unique insight into life in the British Army.
Army Film and Photographic Competition: 2020 winners
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Thu, 13th Feb
2020-02-08
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Explore the underbelly of our digital world in this exhibition revealing the powerful, and often hidden, forces at play in artificial intelligence.
Trevor Paglen - From 'Apple' to 'Anomaly'
11am to 8pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sat, 15th Feb
2020-02-08
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This exhibition showcases original archives from the collections which illustrate the prolific activism of the people of Tower Hamlets in the latter decades of the twentieth century.
Unite and Resist
9am to 5pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sat, 15th Feb
2020-02-08
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The little known story of one of the capital’s most intriguing cemeteries is revealed for the first time in this exhibition.
House of Life Exhibition
10am to 5pm
Willesden
Closing soon Sun, 16th Feb
2020-02-08
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The winning and commended entries of the third Architecture Drawing Prize will be exhibited at Sir John Soane’s Museum.
The Architecture Drawing Prize
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 16th Feb
2020-02-08
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An exhibition about the making of Chinatown - find out about the construction and history of the iconic Leicester Square neighbourhood.
The Making of Chinatown
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sat, 22nd Feb
2020-02-08
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 8th February 2020

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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See a machine over 150 years old pull apart a piece of iron from end-to-end and celebrate the vision of a forgotten hero of engineering science.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Live Demonstration of David Kirkaldy's Universal Testing Machine

Walking tours of London on Saturday 8th February 2020

For LGBT History Month this February, UK Parliament celebrates the Queer History of the UK Parliament with a collection of specially curated tours at the Palace of Westminster for members of the public.
 10am to 2pm
 
 Whitehall
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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
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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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