The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 9th December.


Top events in London on Wed 9th Dec 2020


Online events / webinars

Is Santa really Dutch? Were Christmas Trees introduced by Prince Albert? Was Christmas once a time of faith, rather than riotous feasting?
 6pm to 7pm
 
Christmas Lies and Legends

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Discover the story of Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, in this exhibition at the Garden Museum.
Derek Jarman: My garden’s boundaries are the horizon
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 13th Dec
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A selection of new paintings and bronze sculptures continuing her visualization of fictional conditions, psychological sensation and subjective experience.
Dana Schutz - Shadow of a Cloud Moving Slowly
event time 11am to 6pm
 St James
 Ends on Sat, 19th Dec
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Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition.
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan 2021
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Discover a glittering tunnel of bells, giant illuminated seed heads and majestic trees wrapped in light on your way to the dazzling treetop waterfall, where beams of light interplay in an aerial dance.
Christmas at Kew
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan 2021
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The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. This exploration of Clark’s work establishes his radical presence in British cultural history.
Michael Clark - Cosmic Dancer
event time 11am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan 2021
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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
event time 11am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 10th Jan 2021
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An exhibition marking the launch of Network Rail’s new customised typeface, Rail Alphabet 2, designed by the co-designer of the UK’s road signing system, Margaret Calvert.
Margaret Calvert: Woman at Work
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 10th Jan 2021
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Created as a 'space to sit and read and be', library of exile is an installation by British artist and writer, Edmund de Waal, housing more than 2,000 books in translation, written by exiled authors.
Edmund de Waal - Library of exile
event time 10am to 5pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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Design drawings from the William Morris Gallery collection
Works In Progress
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Fri, 15th Jan 2021
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This exhibition reunites all six paintings in the Classical myths series for the first time in over four centuries.
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
event time 11am to 4pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 17th Jan 2021
2020-12-09
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 9th December 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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Roman London Walking Tour