The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 21st May.


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Top events in London on Thu 21st May 2020

Free evening talks inspired by JMW Turner, the artist who appears on the new £20 note
5:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Turner, paintings and polymer
A panel discussion looking at pilgrims, pilgrimage and Becket both historically and in a modern day context.
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Barbican
Pilgrimage past and present
In this talk, Roger Luckhurst will explore the maverick author’s perverse relationship to London.
7pm to :
 
Hampstead
Ballard's London

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Equal to Everything: Judge Brenda and the Supreme Court
See original artwork created by Henny Beaumont for the Legal Action Group's (LAG) children's book, 'Equal to Everything: Judge Brenda and the Supreme Court'.
Equal to Everything: Judge Brenda and the Supreme Court
9:30am to 4:30pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Fri, 22nd May
2020-03-11
2020-05-22
Becket2020
Free  
See a collection of pilgrim badges that illustrate the extraordinary life of Thomas Becket.
Becket2020
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-02-14
2020-05-23
Spilliaert
£14  
This is the first monographic exhibition of Spilliaert’s work in the UK and will showcase some 90 works on paper.
Spilliaert
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-02-23
2020-05-23
Heroic Figures
This exhibition explores the ways in which, from the eighteenth century to the present day, our perception of the hero or heroine has evolved.
Heroic Figures
11am to 5pm
Greenwich
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-02-01
2020-05-23
Aubrey Beardsley
The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years.
Aubrey Beardsley
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-03-04
2020-05-23
William Wordsworth
See original drafts of Wordsworth’s verse, his notebooks, correspondence and more.
William Wordsworth
11am to 5pm
Camden
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-01-17
2020-05-23
Beatrix Potter's Fairyland
From ‘honey dew’ drinking parties to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, discover Beatrix Potter’s response to the world of fairies and fairytales.
Beatrix Potter's Fairyland
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-01-24
2020-05-23
Childhood in Dickensian London
The exhibition explores Victorian London from the 1830s until the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on Dickens’s child characters.
Childhood in Dickensian London
9am to 8:45pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-01-20
2020-05-23
Gauguin and the Impressionists
This exhibition is a unique opportunity to view the Ordupgaard Collection’s treasure trove of Impressionist works, from Monet and Degas, to pre-Impressionist artists like Corot and Courbet.
Gauguin and the Impressionists
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-05-17
2020-05-23
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
The first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney’s drawings in over twenty years.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
10am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-02-27
2020-05-23

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Walking tours of London on Thursday 21st May 2020

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-05-21
2020-05-21
Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-05-21
2020-05-21