The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 22nd April.


Top events in London on Thu 22nd Apr 2021


Online events / webinars

This illustrated lecture marks 150 years since Dickens’s death by reflecting on the nature of his creative genius and his legacy.
1pm to 2pm
 
Dickens's Public Readings: A Tale of Two Desks
A Zoom talk presented by award-winning storyteller Vanessa Woolf on the mystical life of Dr Dee including his links with Fulham Palace
5:30pm to 6:30pm
 
The Secret Journey of Dr Dee
A discussion on the plan to restore Bennerley Viaduct and create an exciting new public space.
6pm to :
 
Health, Heritage and Wellbeing at Bennerley Viaduct
This lecture will explore the current and future scope of the law of incitement to religious hatred in light of our long and troubled history of dealing with religious speech.
6pm to 7pm
 
Is Incitement to Religious Hatred The New Blasphemy?
Newspaper reports and a few photographs in the museum archive reveal that the house was squatted, but who were the squatters and was the building experienced at that time?
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Hidden Histories: Squatting and Raves at Dorich House
An online talk about historic graffiti located in Southwark Cathedral
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Stories in Stone : Southwark Cathedral's Historic Graffiti
Miles will discuss his life and work, from the changing landscape of advertising to his lifelong support of the arts.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
A Capital Feast – the history of London’s most famous food and drink emporiums from breakfast tea to after-dinner
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Food and Drink Emporiums of London with Joanna Moncrieff
On the eleventh anniversary of the burial of Malcolm McLaren in Highgate's East Cemetery, a talk about his life and work.
7pm to :
 
This talk will look at four shortlisted entries in Highgate Cemetery’s ‘landscape masterplan’ competition.
7:30pm to 9pm
 
Highgate Cemetery: a historic cemetery for the 21st century

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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
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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
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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
2021-04-22
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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 22nd 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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