The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 1st January.


Friday 1st January

Unfortunately, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A major solo exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum by the artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell.
Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth
event time 11am to 4pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Sat, 2nd Jan 2021
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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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Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists in this annual art exhibition.
Summer Exhibition 2020
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 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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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
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Strand
 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 9pm
 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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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 1st January 2021

Learn about the history and future of the Square Mile with this fascinating architectural model.
 12:30pm to 1pm
 
 City of London
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Fridays: City of London Model Talk

Walking tours of London on Friday 1st January 2021

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
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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
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour