The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 25th October.


Top events in London on Sun 25th Oct 2020

Open days usually feature the restored engines in operation, a light railway trip, and walks around the Victorian buildings.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Abbey Wood

Online events / webinars

Join Alistair Hall, art director and author of London Street Signs, for an illustrated talk exploring some of the capital’s most beautiful and curious nameplates.
1:30pm to 2:30pm
 
London Street Signs
Pageboy, courtier, civil servant and poet. Chose to write in English rather than Court French. A radical choice, but why?
6pm to 7pm
 
Geoffrey Chaucer - Life & Times

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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
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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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By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
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Othello De'Souza-Hartley presents different representations of masculinity while questioning what it means to view gender and society through a present-day lens.
Masculinity
12pm to 4pm
East Finchley
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
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The King’s Man Experience is an immersive exhibition featuring costumes, props and behind-the-scenes material from the movie of the same name.
The King's Man Experience
10:30am to 3:30pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
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An exhibition of works by Charles Keeping, one of the most influential of modern British book illustrators.
Charles Keeping: Londoner & Illustrator
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Closing soon Sun, 1st Nov
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Free  
Grace is a collection of unseen paintings that have been created over the course of a few years and a unique insight into street artist, Alo's time spent in London and Paris.
Grace
10am to 5pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sun, 1st Nov
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 25th October 2020

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
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Volunteer-led walks through a 21 acre memorial landscape steeped in social history from the Victorian Jewish community through to the present day.
 11am to 12:15pm
 
 Willesden
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Guided walks of London's Victorian Jewish cemetery steeped in social history

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
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A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
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