The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 10th October.


Top events in London on Sat 10th Oct 2020

This boutique art fair will show a curated selection of artists whose work celebrates the joy of plants, flowers and gardens.
10am to 11am
 
Southwark
Super Nature: A new contemporary art fair inspired by plants
The first ever Chelsea Physic Garden Houseplant Market, with market stalls, talks and visits to the Victorian glasshouses.
10:30am to 5:30pm
 
Chelsea
Houseplant Market at the Chelsea Physic Garden
Open day at a wood and nature reserve that's next to the railway at Forest Hill.
1pm to 4pm
 
Forest Hill
Dacres Wood Open Day

Online events / webinars

Adele Emm tells us how gas and electric lighting affected our ancestors’ home lives.
10:30am to 11:30am
 
Turning on the Light
Online talk by the Freud Museum's Deputy Director, Ivan Ward.
3pm to 4:15pm
 
The Psychological Effects of Racism

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 annual outdoor exhibition of sculptures within Regent's Park.
Frieze Sculpture
All Day
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 18th 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
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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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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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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 - Saturday 10th October 2020

See a machine over 150 years old pull apart a piece of iron from end-to-end and celebrate the vision of a forgotten hero of engineering science.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Live Demonstration of David Kirkaldy's Universal Testing Machine

Walking tours of London on Saturday 10th October 2020

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
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Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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A walk through London’s magical history, from medieval witches and alchemists to tales of great illusionists past and present with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide... and magician.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Whitehall
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London Magic Tour

At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
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