The ianVisits guide to September's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.
Saturday 5th September
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2pm to 5pm
Sunday 6th September
Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11am to 5pm
Monthly open day at Gatton Park, the core 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
1pm to 5pm
Saturday 19th September
Monthly tour of the former Inland Revenue offices, now a artists workshop.
Starts at 1:15pm
Complete with a musical finale with a song that was once heard in many music halls up and down the land, join Sheldon from the Cemetery Club to discover a real gem of London's heritage
1:30pm to 3pm
Sunday 20th September
£17.95 Emergency Services Day
Every conceivable vehicle and pieces of apparatus used in the emergency services will grace the Museum site in an impressive line-up of display vehicles.
9:30am to 5pm
Sunday 27th September
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
10am to 4pm
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
2pm to 4:30pm