The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 21st April.

Top events in London on Wed 21st Apr 2021

A country garden atmosphere in this 120ft long garden, with a Judas tree as a focus.
6pm to 8pm
Visit a garden - 36 Thornhill Square (Barnsbury)

Online events / webinars

Speakers from London and Chicago will discuss how tall buildings and the zero-carbon agenda affect both cities.
2pm to 3:30pm
London and Chicago in conversation: tall buildings and the zero-carbon agenda
This talk by Andrew Lane explores the discovery, conservation and form of this important public building and examines how in a little over thirty years new excavations have transformed our knowledge of the area.
2pm to 3pm
The Discovery of London’s Roman Amphitheatre
This lecture asks how it came to emerge over the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, tracing its roots in the Reformation and showing how political chance and the traumas of civil war led to its slow and improbable ascent to dominance.
6pm to 7pm
England‘s Anglican Reformation
This lecture traces the extraordinary story of the Brooke Rajahs through the heraldry of the family and the state during the period and into modern times.
6:30pm to 8pm
The Scriveners Company Lecture: Heraldry of the Brooke Rajahs of Sarawak
This lecture explores the City of London's long and complex relationship with the Monarch and Royal Family
7pm to 8pm
The City of London's relationship with the Monarch and Royal Family
Join Dr Stephen Asma, author of "On Monsters", as he examines the human condition by looking at what scares us most
7:30pm to 9pm
The Philosophy of Monsters: An Illustrated Lecture by Dr Stephen Asma

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Hampton Court Palace is planting over 100,000 bulbs in their gardens for their first Tulip Festival.
Tulip Festival 2021
10am to 4pm
East Molesey
Ends on Mon 3rd May
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 21st 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