The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 12th May.


Top events in London on Wed 12th May 2021


Online events / webinars

This talk is a celebration of the Common as it is today, 150 years after this landmark protection.
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Unforgettable Gardens - The Wandsworth (un)Common Story
Come on a roller coaster trip through the history of disaster movies with Scott Freer.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
American disaster movies with Scott  Freer
Explore the fascinating history of 19th-century hospitals in this talk by the Survey of London's Harriet Richardson.
7pm to 10pm
 
Grand Designs for Health & Wellbeing in the Victorian Hospital
In this talk we’ll reveal some of the RSN’s precious gifts and commissions for the royal family illustrated by objects from our archives, letters and accounts in newspapers of the day.
7pm to 8:15pm
 

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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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Explore some of the world's richest habitats, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know some extraordinary species.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
11am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 6th June
2021-05-12
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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
2021-05-12
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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
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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
2021-05-12
2021-05-12
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 July
2021-05-12
2021-05-12
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 August
2021-05-12
2021-05-12

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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 12th May 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
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