The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 17th September.


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Top events in London on Thu 17th Sep 2020


Online events / webinars

This walk follows the street plan of medieval St Paul’s and uncovers the ever-present echoes of its history.
11am to 1pm
 
Medieval Precinct of St Paul’s Cathedral (Limited Places)
Nursing did not begin with Florence Nightingale. But what was it like in the days before Nightingale nursing?
5:30pm to 6:30pm
 
This talk will consider what the villa meant to Pope himself and attempt to recreate what it might have been like for him to live and work there, surrounded by reminders of his friendships and cultural influences.
6pm to 7pm
 
A talk about the early years of BBC radio.
6pm to 7pm
 
Radio in the 78 Era (1920–1948)
Politician, barrister and human rights activist Shami Chakrabarti will be joining Rachel Holmes in conversation about Sylvia’s extraordinary life.
7pm to 8pm
 
 Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel
Repeat prison-breaker Jack Sheppard was hanged at the age of 22 in 1724, it was said that 200,000 Londoners turned out to see the rogue.
7pm to 8pm
 
Jack Sheppard Escapes!  The Visual History of an English Rogue
An online event with bestselling science writer Jo Marchant in conversation with Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees, to coincide with the release of Marchant's latest book, 'The Human Cosmos'.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 The Human Cosmos: Jo Marchant in conversation with Martin Rees

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Summer Exhibition
This year’s Royal Society of Sculptors exhibition has been guest curated by Robert and Nicky Wilson, the founders of Jupiter Artland, and is a showcase of the work of members and fellows.
Summer Exhibition
11am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 18th September
2020-07-13
2020-09-18
Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2020
Exhibition of shortlisted entries to recognise and support the most innovative, original and relevant photography-based practice within a given year.
Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2020
11am to 7pm
Soho North
Closing soon Sat, 19th September
2020-07-14
2020-09-19
Aubrey Beardsley
The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years
Aubrey Beardsley
11am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 20th September
2020-07-27
2020-09-20
Léon Spilliaert
Discover the visionary work of Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert – from his celebrated self-portraits to dreamlike scenes of the North Sea coast.
Léon Spilliaert
11am to 4pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 20th September
2020-08-05
2020-09-20
The Misused Ironmongery X Taiwanese Hardware
An exhibition that celebrates the overlooked charm of common hardware around the world.
The Misused Ironmongery X Taiwanese Hardware
10am to 6pm
Kings Cross
Closing soon Sun, 20th September
2020-09-12
2020-09-20
London the Metamorphosis
Anna Keen's exhibition showcasing her artworks focusing on London and our river.
London the Metamorphosis
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Mon, 21st September
2020-09-16
2020-09-21
The stars are bright - Zimbabwean art
A rediscovered collection of paintings and drawings by over forty young Zimbabwean artists that have not been exhibited together for almost 70 years.
The stars are bright - Zimbabwean art
11am to 3pm
Shoreditch
Closing soon Wed, 30th September
2020-07-15
2020-09-30
 Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings.
 Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 4th October
2020-08-03
2020-10-04
Do Robots Dream of Electric Bees?
A ground-breaking, first commercial gallery exhibition of the work of an artificially intelligent artist.
Do Robots Dream of Electric Bees?
12pm to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sat, 10th October
2020-09-10
2020-10-10
London Grads Now
This exhibition showcases works by graduating students from London’s leading fine art schools.
London Grads Now
10am to 5pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 11th October
2020-09-03
2020-10-11

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Thursday 17th September 2020

Led by expert guides, the tour takes you across the Barbican Centre and surrounding Brutalist estate.
 All Day
 
 Barbican
2020-09-17
2020-09-17

Barbican architecture tour

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 17th September 2020

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-09-17
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A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-09-17
2020-09-17
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2020-09-17
2020-09-17
A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-09-17
2020-09-17