The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 15th April.


Top events in London on Thu 15th Apr 2021

A notice that the Thames Barrier and the Barking Barrier will have their monthly test closures today.
9:30am to 1pm
 
Thames and Barking barrier monthly closures

Online events / webinars

A talk about the challenges of deploying new technology and examine the balance between investing in new innovation and maintaining existing technology all while securing the trust of customers.
2:30pm to :
 
Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking
See examples of historic repairs to documents and learn why it is important for conservators to study old repairs.
4pm to 5pm
 
Repairs and Treatments Through Time
Rebecca Earle traces the history of the potato from the Andes to everywhere, revealing the ways in which our ideas about eating are entangled with the emergence of capitalism and why we have such an ambivalent relationship with government dietary guidelines.
6pm to 7pm
 
Why history? Feeding the people
As we begin to think about renewing and rebuilding in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, how can the humanities help?
6pm to 7pm
 
Join Chanda Prescod-Weinstein on a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos
7pm to 8pm
 
The disordered cosmos
Joining us from Chicago, Lehrer speaks with Audrey Niffenegger about her memoir Golem Girl, an extraordinary story of tenacity and creativity.
7pm to 8pm
 
Golem Girl
A talk will provide the audience with a fresh approach to designing and planting their gardens along with a host of tips on rejuvenating tired plants, lawns and patios.
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
Revive your garden in 2021: breathing life, style and good-health into your garden

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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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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
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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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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
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sat 12th 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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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 15th April 2021

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
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A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
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