The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Monday 12th April.


Top events in London on Mon 12th Apr 2021


Online events / webinars

City Guide Courtney Plank leads a virtual walk through the Barbican, looking at the very different churches of St Giles Cripplegate, St Botolph without Aldersgate and Jewin Welsh Church.
2pm to 3:15pm
 
Churches of the Barbican
This lecture looks at Humphry Repton’s work for the Quaker gun manufacturer Samuel Galton Junior at his estate at Warley Woods, Birmingham.
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Other Voices in Garden History -  Guns and Roses
Come to the forest, sit by the fireside and listen to intoxicating song, as Sam Lee tells the story of the nightingale.
7:30pm to 9pm
 
The Nightingale: A Zoom Talk by Sam Lee

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition that can be seen through the gallery window while it's shut.
Crocodile Cradle
All Day
Islington
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 18th April
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Uncover plants and pranks this Easter with Dennis and Gnasher and all their friends from Beano at Kew Gardens.
Dennis and Gnasher’s Big Bonanza
10am to 5pm
Richmond
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 18th April
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The first solo exhibition in Europe devoted to three generations of women artists living in Gee’s Bend, a remote black community situated on a U-turn in the Alabama River.
The Gee's Bend Quiltmakers
10am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 25th April
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In this exhibition, a suggestion of haunting, or ghostliness, is manifested in a different way.
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
10am to 5:45pm
Mayfair
Ends on Sat 5th June
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The Royal Society of Sculptors is showcasing the work of Naomi Blake FRBS with an outdoor exhibition on the sculpture terrace.
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
All Day
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 6th June
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An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route.
The Silk Road: A Living History
All Day
Kings Cross
Ends on Wed 16th June
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An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.
Crossorelle Roof Garden
All Day
Poplar
Ends on Sat 19th June
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Works from the period of the two artists’ friendship will be shown side by side for the first time, along with unseen materials from Beard’s archives including letters and photographs.
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Ends on Fri 16th July
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 12th April 2021

Boudica’s Rebellion, The Great Fire of London and the Blitz. London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this walk you’ll learn about the cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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