The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 28th October.


Top events in London on Wed 28th Oct 2020

Join a performer as they guide you on a bone-chilling journey through the past.
Starts at 7pm
 
Eltham
Ghost Tours at Eltham Palace
Audiences will be lead on an evening tour of Chelsea Physic Garden by Sir Derek Dustyreel - 1950's black and white film star.
Starts at 8pm
 
Chelsea
The Haunting of Chelsea Physic Garden

Online events / webinars

The City is unique in having a wondrous cluster of Wren churches within its Square Mile.
11am to 1pm
 
Walk: Wren Watching
A talk about the so-called Great Eruption of Eta Carinae which was for a time in the mid 19th century the third brightest object in the night sky.
1pm to 2pm
 
Cosmic Vision: Witnessing Fireworks
This paper examines how spouses, cultural commentators, and legal practitioners addressed the problem of unwanted sex--even rape--in marriage, from the 1700s to the 1820s.
5:15pm to 7:15pm
 
Whose Body Is It?: Coverture and Consent in Eighteenth-Century English Marriage
From the former director of GCHQ, learn the methodology used by the British intelligence agencies to reach judgements, establish the right level of confidence and act decisively.
6pm to :
 
Professor Sir David Omand: How Spies Think
This lecture will focus on the nightclub and its associated audiences and cultures, and the ways that clubs and music venues generate particular forms of social infrastructure.
6pm to 8pm
 
Night Clubbing
Professor John Mullan will explore the tradition of factuality in the English novel, ending with the novels of Kazuo Ishiguro and examples of recent auto-fiction.
6pm to 7pm
 
Convincing Fiction
Film historian Pamela Hutchinson talks about the life and legacy of 1920s star Louise Brooks
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Lulu and Beyond with Pamela Hutchinson
Join Alexandra Epps, Arts Society Lecturer and Art Guide to learn more at this online Lecture.
7pm to 8pm
 
As Good as Gold
Nick Groom’s talk will approach the coronavirus pandemic from a cultural perspective, suggesting how supernatural agents such as vampires can help us to make sense of the crisis.
7pm to :
 
The Vampirology of Covid-19

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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
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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 6pm
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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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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Featuring a collection of architectural designs for dogs by world-class architects and designers, the internationally acclaimed arrives in London.
 Architecture for Dogs
11am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
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This exhibition tells the story of this symbolic memorial dedicated to the British servicemen who died during the First World War.
 Buried Among Kings: The Story of the Unknown Warrior
10:30am to 3:30pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
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Bringing together digital collage, print material, sound and sculpture, this exhibition explores the idea of change and its transformative or violent power through dynamic layered compositions.
 Gallery 31: I Should Be Doing Something Else Right Now
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
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The first major UK retrospective of works from the celebrated French-Moroccan photographer, video artist and activist Leila Alaoui.
 Leila Alaoui: Rite of Passage
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Wed, 4th Nov
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 28th October 2020

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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