The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 2nd October.


Top events in London on Fri 2nd Oct 2020

Light projections in celebration of new life, nature and optimism will light up Marble Arch from sunset
Starts at 6:30pm
 
Marylebone
Marble Arch projections

Online events / webinars

Join author and broadcaster Loyd Grossman online as he discusses his new book on the intertwined lives of Bernini and Pope Alexander VII as one of the greatest artistic double acts in history.
7pm to 8pm
 

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 Oct
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The artist, who worked for more than two decades as a self-employed plumber before discovering glass, has produced a series of highly personal pieces that discuss and investigate the treatment of black people in Britain and the USA.
Blown, Bound and Bold at Vessel Gallery
11am to 5pm
Notting Hill
Closing soon Thu, 8th Oct
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Explore the intricate ceramic map making of artist, ceramicist and cartographer Loraine Rutt at her South London studio.
Behind the Scenes in a Globe Maker’s Studio
12pm to 5pm
Peckham
Closing soon Sat, 10th Oct
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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 Oct
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This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
11am to 6:30pm
Whitehall
Closing soon Sun, 11th Oct
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This exhibition showcases works by graduating students from London’s leading fine art schools.
London Grads Now
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 11th Oct
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An exhibition of works by painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Morisot, Degas and Gauguin – many of which have never been seen in the UK.
Gauguin and the Impressionists
11am to 4pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 18th Oct
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This exhibition presents the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment.
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk
11am to 7pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-02
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R.I.P Germain’s Dead Yard explores multiple forms of death and mourning relating to the artist's personal experiences and the ongoing viscerality of Black life in the UK.
R.I.P. Germain: Dead Yard
11am to 5:45pm
Islington
Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
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By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 2nd October 2020

Learn about the history and future of the Square Mile with this fascinating architectural model.
 12:30pm to 1pm
 
 City of London
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Fridays: City of London Model Talk

Walking tours of London on Friday 2nd October 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 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour