The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 4th May.


Top events in London on Tue 4th May 2021


Online events / webinars

Join Professor Alyce Mahon to trace how the Marquis de Sade became an icon of free expression and explore his influence on Surrealist art
7:30pm to 9pm
 
The Marquis de Sade & the Avant-Garde: Illustrated Zoom Talk by Alyce Mahon

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The first major survey of one of the most important painters working today
 Lynette Yiadom-Boakye - Fly In League With The Night
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Ends on Sun, 9th May
2021-05-04
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The first exhibition to trace the history of photography as told through depictions of nature, revealing how the subject led to key advancements in the medium, from its very beginnings in 1840 to present day.
Unearthed: Photography's Roots
11am to 6pm
Dulwich
Ends on Sun, 9th May
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
The exhibition features a series of bronze-cast animal pelts and abstract, carved stone animal heads, supported by stone basins.
Forest on Fire
10am to 6pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sat, 15th May
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
This exhibition explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings
Refugees: Forced to Flee
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Mon, 24th May
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
This exhibition follows the lives of soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years.
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
10:30am to 3:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Thu, 1st Jul
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
A photographic art exhibition exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens.
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sun, 1st Aug
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
An annual exhibition showcasing the world's greatest space photography.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year
10:30am to 4pm
Greenwich
Ends on Sun, 8th Aug
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
A large - unauthorised - exhibiton of original Banksy artworks.
The Art of Banksy
10am to 6pm
Soho
Ends on Sun, 26th Sep
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world.
Falling Birds
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sun, 10th Oct
2021-05-04
2021-05-04
An installation exploring two important social questions: who are our buildings and shared spaces for and how do they affect us?
How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
All Day
Barbican
Ends on Fri, 31st Dec
2021-05-04
2021-05-04

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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 4th May 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
2021-05-04
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
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2021-05-04
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
2021-05-04
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