The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 4th October.


Sunday 4th October

All the fun of the classic big tent circus arrives for a few days in Peckham.
clock All Day
 
location Peckham
Zippo's Circus
The annual event where the Thames Barrier is closed for the whole day.
clock 9:05am to 7:05pm
 
location Woolwich
Thames Barrier full day closure
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
clock 11am to 5pm
 
location Southwark
Monthly open day at Gatton Park, the core 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
clock 1pm to 5pm
 
location Reigate
Gatton Park's monthly open day
A lecture about the high mortality from disease during the Crimean War.
clock 2pm to :
 
location Southwark
Light projections in celebration of new life, nature and optimism will light up Marble Arch from sunset
clock Starts at 6:30pm
 
location Marylebone
Marble Arch projections

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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
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 4th 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
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Peckham
 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
event time 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
event time 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
event time 11am to 4pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on 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
event time 11am to 7pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 25th Oct
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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
event time 11am to 5:45pm
 Islington
 Ends on Sun, 25th Oct
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This open-air exhibition features images from religious services to reveal the Square Mile’s diverse spiritual life that stretches out into many faiths.
Faith in the City of London
event time All Day
 City of London
 Ends on Wed, 28th 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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sat, 31st Oct
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The King’s Man Experience is an immersive exhibition featuring costumes, props and behind-the-scenes material from the movie of the same name.
The King's Man Experience
event time 10:30am to 3:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sat, 31st Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 4th October 2020

A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 4th October 2020

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
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Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
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A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
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A virtual walk around South Kensington in aid of Amnesty International Mayfair & Soho Group.
 6pm to 7pm
 
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