The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 16th October.


Top events in London on Fri 16th Oct 2020

Join Barry Renfrew as he shines a light on the experiences of West Indian soldiers who served in the British Army.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
 Britain's Black Regiments: Fighting for Empire and Equality

Online events / webinars

Hear the story of Oliver Twist and see the real London locations used in one of Charles Dickens' most famous books.
7pm to 8pm
 
Virtual Tour - Oliver Twist In London

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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An affectionate depiction of community life in a once infamous King’s Cross neighbourhood during the 80s and 90s, through the eyes of local photographer and resident Catherine Packard.
 Once Upon a Time in King’s Cross – Catherine Packard
All Day
St Pancras
Closing soon Sun, 25th 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 exhibition celebrates the first 100 years of The Club which has been located in Bloomsbury since its very beginning when it was founded to create a community for like-minded men and women.
12pm to 8pm
Russell Square
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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Amba’s new body of work includes sculptures and drawings that explore the performativity of technology and relations to otherness.
Amba Sayal Bennett: A Mechanised Thought
12pm to 6pm
Deptford
Closing soon Sat, 31st 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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This exhibition reimagines Picasso’s Cannes Studio as an immersive experience within the gallery
Atelier Picasso
11am to 5pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 16th 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 16th 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