The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 31st October.


Top events in London on Sat 31st Oct 2020

Haunting ghost stories, live music, and food and drinks available from the Painted Hall Café and the Old Brewery.
Starts at 7pm
 
Greenwich

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.
10:30am to 11:30am
 
'A Huge Pack of Witches': A Witch scare in 17th Century Lancashire
Alec Tritton tells us about resurrection men - they supplied fresh corpses in the 19th century to Anatomical Schools.
2pm to 3pm
 
Death and Resurrection: The Resurrection Men
London- City of the Dead. City of Horror. Ghosts and horror in this Halloween Virtual Tour
8pm to 9pm
 
Halloween Horror Story

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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Free  
Annual exhibition of glassworks by Peter Layton
Evolution
11am to 5pm
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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A major solo exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum by the artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell.
Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth
11am to 4pm
Holborn
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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An exhibition of J.M.W. Turner’s original oil paintings in the house he designed for himself.
Turner and the Thames: Five Paintings exhibition
12pm to 3pm
Twickenham
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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Walking tours of London on Saturday 31st October 2020

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
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Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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London Magic Tour

At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
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