The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 23rd October.


Top events in London on Fri 23rd Oct 2020

Join Shrabani Basu as she recounts the riveting story of Noor Inayat Khan, who served as a British secret agent during the Second World War.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan
Jason Fox, veteran of the Special Boat Service, reflects on his military operations and explores how anyone can build the strength and resilience of an elite soldier.
6:30pm to :
 
Chelsea
Life Under Fire

Online events / webinars

In November 1633, a little boy telling tall tales about witches in his local community in Lancashire sparked a witch hunt so shocking that no lesser body than the Privy Council decided to investigate.
2pm to 3pm
 
'A Huge Pack of Witches': A Witch scare in 17th Century Lancashire
Author Marie Le Conte talks Gossip Politics and Power in her latest book.
7pm to 8pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
Free  
Annual exhibition of glassworks by Peter Layton
Evolution
11am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-23
2020-10-23
An exhibition of Grayson Perry works inspired by his TV series on Channel 4
Grayson Perry: The MOST Specialest Relationship
10am to 5:30pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-23
2020-10-23

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 23rd 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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23

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
2020-10-23
2020-10-23

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour