The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 15th August.


Top events in London on Sat 15th Aug 2020

Family open weekend at the gardens of Chiswick House
11am to 4pm
 
Chiswick
Look to the skies, as the Red Arrows will fly over London in the late-afternoon.
5:25pm to 5:35pm
 
Red Arrows flypast over central London

Online events / webinars

Join historian Julie Summers and Geoff Gill from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in conversation with Emma Mawdsley on the treatment and conditions of prisoners of war working on the Thai-Burma Railway.
12pm to :
 
Memories of the Burma Railway
This talk describes the development of the aircraft and eventual need to have a “standoff missile“ capable of allowing the aircraft to stay clear of the target area.
2pm to 3:15pm
 
A virtual lecture on the Arms of the City of London and its diverse ancient and modern Livery Companies
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Arms of the City of London and its Livery Companies

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola, this epic cycle of new work explores an imagined ancient myth, with an immersive soundscape by artist Peter Adjaye.
Toyin Ojih Odutola - A Countervailing Theory
11am to 6:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 16th Aug
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
Through the medium of film and photography, this major exhibition considers how masculinity has been coded, performed, and socially constructed from the 1960s to the present day.
Masculinities - Liberation through Photography
10am to 6:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
Bringing together the work of over 40 leading artists, designers and musicians, Mushrooms looks at fungi’s colourful cultural legacy.
Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
An exhibition exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, over 500 years.
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
Free  
An exhibition by the UK’s leading established Glass Artists and some of the most exciting emerging talents.
Re-Gather
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 29th Aug
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
A display of kimono by contemporary textile artist, and founder of the HIROCOLEDGE brand, Takahashi Hiroko can be seen in the windows and on the Ground Floor at Japan House London throughout August.
RENOVATION: Kimono & Sustainability
All Day
Kensington
Closing soon Mon, 31st Aug
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
An exhibition of large scale paintings by Alex Urie.
Alex Urie - Silo
12pm to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 5th Sep
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
Steve McQueen
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 6th Sep
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
It’s 40 years since The Clash’s third album ‘London Calling’ was released, and an exhibition has pulled together a host of memorabilia for that iconic album.
The Clash: London Calling
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 6th Sep
2020-08-15
2020-08-15
The New Stone Age exhibition celebrates the sustainability, practicality and inherent beauty of stone.
 The New Stone Age
10am to 5pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 12th Sep
2020-08-15
2020-08-15

Exhibitions opening soon