The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 27th April.

Top events in London on Tue 27th Apr 2021

Online events / webinars

The Green Man: A review of the many theories that attempt to explain his origin and meaning.
2pm to 3pm
The Green Man: The Carving & The Debate
Dr Anjna Chouhan examines Shakespeare’s contradictory narratives of the sea.
5:15pm to 6:30pm
A Sea of Troubles: Shakespeare’s Narratives of the Sea
Using many unpublished illustrations, historian Philip Mansel shows that Napoleon was not, as Hegel called him ‘the world soul on horseback’, but above all a monarch.
6:30pm to :
Napoleon I: Emperor and King
The Cosmic Shambles Network are hosting a night at the Royal Institution to celebrate the 'Father of the Nuclear Age', Ernest Rutherford.
7pm to 8:30pm
Rutherford, radioactivity and the future of physics
Learn all about the remarkable Pinwill sisters who worked as professional woodcarvers in Victorian Ermington and then Plymouth.
7pm to 10pm
From ‘Lady Woodcarvers’ to Professionals: The Remarkable Pinwill Sisters
Dave Goulson will explain why insects are in decline, and suggest how we can all help to tackle this crisis, by turning our gardens and urban greenspaces into oases for life.
7pm to 8:30pm
Why our Gardens should change- Adapting our Gardens for Insects

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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 Tuesday 27th April 2021

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 City of London
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
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