The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 25th April.
Top events in London on Sun 25th Apr 2021
From shade specialists to plants for pollinators, meet the growers and pick their brains on what will flourish in your garden, balcony or allotment.
10:30am to 5pm
Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from 30 handpicked vintage traders.
11am to 6pm
Spectacular in spring, when 2000 tulips bloom among Camellias, irises and tree peonies.
12pm to 5pm
London’s smallest botanical garden, densely planted with 500 labelled species grown in themed borders.
2pm to 5pm
A woodland garden at its peak in spring, with rhododendrons, flowering dogwoods, early roses, bulbs, ferns and rare exotics.
2pm to 6pm
This garden will surprise you with its unexpected length (160ft) and beautiful individual ‘rooms’ on different levels.
2pm to 5:30pm
Online events / webinars
Karen Averby reflects on the architecture and design from this golden age of hotel building and shares stories from her research of the people associated with these fashionable places.
3pm to 4:15pm
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
Hampton Court Palace is planting over 100,000 bulbs in their gardens for their first Tulip Festival.
10am to 4pm
Ends on Mon 3rd May
The Royal Society of Sculptors is showcasing the work of Naomi Blake FRBS with an outdoor exhibition on the sculpture terrace.
Ends on Sun 6th June
An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route.
Ends on Wed 16th June
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.
Ends on Sat 19th June
Walking tours of London on Sunday 25th April 2021
£15.00 The Famous Square Mile
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
10:30am to 12:30pm
City of London
We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
10:45am to 12:45pm
Volunteer-led walks through a 21 acre memorial landscape steeped in social history from the Victorian Jewish community through to the present day.
11am to 12:15pm
£13.52 City Highlights Guided Walk
Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
11am to 12:30pm
City of London
£15.00 The Street Art Tour
A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
11am to 4pm
City of London
£15.00 Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
11am to 1pm
£15.00 Westminster at War
A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
1:45pm to 3:45pm
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
2:45pm to 4:45pm