The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 22nd May.


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Top events in London on Fri 22nd May 2020

Peer into the world of Tudor tournaments and the detailed preparations required to plan and stage such a spectacle.
2pm to 3:30pm
 
Richmond
Power, Magnificence and Renaissance diplomacy: the field of the cloth of gold

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Painting a fortune: JMW Turner and the Bank of England
To coincide with JMW Turner featuring on the new £20 note, find out about the variety of stock purchases made by Turner in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Painting a fortune: JMW Turner and the Bank of England
10am to 5pm
Closing soon Fri, 22nd May
2020-01-03
2020-05-22
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 10pm
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 6:15pm
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 10pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sat, 23rd May
2020-05-17
2020-05-23

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Walking tours of London on Friday 22nd May 2020

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-05-22
2020-05-22
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-05-22
2020-05-22