The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 22nd October.


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Top events in London on Thu 22nd Oct 2020

Open afternoon in the garden of the South London Botanical Institute
11am to 4pm
 
Herne Hill
Open Garden afternoon
Visit Strawberry Hill at twilight and experience the home of the author of the first Gothic novel.
Starts at 7pm
 
Twickenham
Gothic Twilight Tours

Online events / webinars

Bruce Daisley joins Alan Lockey of the RSA Future Work programme for a briefing on the great remote working experiment: what we learned, and how to prepare wisely for what comes next.
1pm to 1:30pm
 
Making remote work good work
Architecture and travel writer Christopher Beanland, author of Lido, takes us on a tour around the very best outdoor swimming pools, from London and beyond in this illustrated talk.
6pm to 7pm
 
Lido: A Dip Into Outdoor Swimming Pools
This lecture examines the centuries long presence of the African diaspora as an integral part of Britain’s history since Roman times.
6pm to 7pm
 
The African Diaspora in Britain

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie.
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
11am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closes today
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions.
Treasures of the RSM
9:30am to 6pm
Harley Street
Closes today
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
Wizardry in Wood 2021
Wizardry in Wood 2021 presents beautiful and amazing works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.
Wizardry in Wood 2021
10am to 4pm
Mayfair
Closes tomorrow
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
IKONA | Wise Women
Contemporary multimedia portrait series showcasing mighty women including cultural activists, journalists, creatives and filmmakers will go on display this October at Hoxton Arches.
IKONA | Wise Women
10am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
The Charlie Phillips Archive
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill.
The Charlie Phillips Archive
12pm to 8pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
Round and Around
Round and Around is an audio-visual project planned and produced to observe modern Korean history on multiple levels.
Round and Around
10am to 5:30pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
The Natural World
This exhibition is dedicated to approximately 40 rare and fascinating objects paying tribute to the wonders of the natural world.
The Natural World
10am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2020-10-22
2020-10-22

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Thursday 22nd October 2020

Join us for a talk around NLA's giant model of central London, bringing the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.
 12pm to 12:30pm
 
 Euston
2020-10-22
2020-10-22

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 22nd October 2020

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
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
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-10-22
2020-10-22