The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 14th April.

Top events in London on Wed 14th Apr 2021

Online events / webinars

At the 550th anniversary Lester Hillman, explores the victors and vanquished, the dramas and the tragedies including the perspectives of City commentators like Shakespeare, writing a century later.
2pm to 3pm
Roses Round the Door
This lecture pursues the gift of Gothic to later novelists, seeing how great Victorian novelists like Emily Brontë, Charlotte Brontë and Charles Dickens were entranced by the supernatural.
6pm to 7pm
Fiction and the Supernatural
Come and enjoy a talk on the eventful life and career of the late, great and quintessentially British film star David Niven.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
David Niven - soldier turned movie star
Join art director and movie poster designer, Art Sims, to discover how he captures the essence of a 90 minute feature film in one frame image to get a person excited to see it in the 10 second window that they are likely to see the printed image.
7pm to 8:30pm
Are movie posters artwork?
In this talk Dr Susan Kay-Williams will reveal some of The Royal School of Needlework's visitors from Queen Victoria herself to foreign heads of state.
7pm to 8:15pm
The RSN’s Warm Welcome: 150 Years of Royal Visitors
Join Alison Weir as she discusses the fifth novel in her Six Tudor Queens series, Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen.
7:30pm to 1am
Meet the Author: Alison Weir, Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen

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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
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 18th April
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
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 18th April
This exhibition brings together 26 pictures from a new series Gilbert & George have been working on for over two years.
New Normal Pictures by Gilbert & George
10am to 3:30pm
St James
Ends on Fri 30th April
In this exhibition, a suggestion of haunting, or ghostliness, is manifested in a different way.
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
10am to 5:45pm
Ends on Sat 5th June
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
The exhibition presents a select sampling of Koraïchi’s works in different media created during this past year of global crisis.
Rachid Koraïchi - Tears that Taste of the Sea
12:30pm to 5:30pm
Ends on Sat 12th June
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
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.
Crossorelle Roof Garden
All Day
Ends on Sat 19th June

Exhibitions opening soon

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 14th April 2021

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