The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Monday 5th October.


Top events in London on Mon 5th Oct 2020


Online events / webinars

This UK City Dialogue brings together Manchester, London and Birmingham for a discussion about the health of our city centres as we move through the recovery from COVID-19.
3pm to 4:30pm
 
UK city dialogue: city centres
A talk about Darwin's four enormous books on barnacles, used to earn credit in scientific circles
6pm to 7pm
 
Darwin, Breeding and Barnacles

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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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An annual outdoor exhibition of sculptures within Regent's Park.
Frieze Sculpture
All Day
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 18th 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
All Day
City of London
Closing soon Wed, 28th Oct
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Featuring a collection of architectural designs for dogs by world-class architects and designers, the internationally acclaimed arrives in London.
 Architecture for Dogs
11am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
2020-10-05
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Bringing together digital collage, print material, sound and sculpture, this exhibition explores the idea of change and its transformative or violent power through dynamic layered compositions.
 Gallery 31: I Should Be Doing Something Else Right Now
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
2020-10-05
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Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition.
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
2020-10-05
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A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar
Andy Warhol
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
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£20  
In this first major exhibition of Artemisia’s work in the UK, see her best-known paintings, as well as her self portraits, and recently discovered personal letters.
Artemisia
11am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 5th October 2020

Boudica’s Rebellion, The Great Fire of London and the Blitz. London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this walk you’ll learn about the cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour