The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 22nd May.


Top events in London on Sat 22nd May 2021

Rare opportunity to visit this 42 acre jewel with many mature trees, 2 acre lake with water fowl, expansive lawns and a river walk.
10am to 4:30pm
 
Fulham
Visit a garden - The Hurlingham Club (Fulham)
Many surprises, unusual trees and shrubs are hidden behind the railings of this large London square.
10am to 4pm
 
Belgravia
Visit a garden - Cadogan Place South Garden (Chelsea)

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
This curated selection of artworks, on display for a limited time only, shines a new light on the experiences of ordinary people forced into new patterns of living by Nazi air raids.
 Wartime London: Art of the Blitz
10am to 6pm
Whitehall
Ends on Sun 12th September
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
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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2021-05-22
Speaking to architects, public sector workers and young people, artist and filmmaker Ayo Akingbade creates moving image work that forges conversations on urbanism, gentrification, power and resilience.
A Glittering City: Ayo Akingbade with Duchamp & Sons
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sun 15th August
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
Exploring its origins, adaptations and reinventions over 157 years, this immersive and theatrical show charts the evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Fri 31st December
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
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
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
A display of Asante treasures from Ghana, shedding light on 19th-century collecting and the British Empire.
Asante Goldweights
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 31st October
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
An annual exhibition showcasing the world's greatest space photography.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year
10:30am to 4pm
Greenwich
Ends on Sun 8th August
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, this exhibition explores our longstanding fascination with the bag.
Bags: Inside Out
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 16th January 2022
2021-05-22
2021-05-22
An exhibition about the 20th century’s most influential floral decorator, Constance Spry.
Constance Spry and the Fashion for Flowers
10:30am to 4pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 26th September
2021-05-22
2021-05-22

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Walking tours of London on Saturday 22nd May 2021

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
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Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
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At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
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