The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 25th May.


Top events in London on Tue 25th May 2021


Online events / webinars

This webinar will be hosted by CSJV’s historic buildings lead and focus on the railway heritage at Old Oak Common.
11:30am to 12:30pm
 
HS2 Archaeology - the history of Old Oak Common
This talk will follow Games’s creative process from designer’s brief to the ubiquitous, versatile and memorable ‘Britannia’ emblem which adorned buildings, posters, souvenirs and stamps.
2pm to 3pm
 
Abram Games and His Festival of Britain Symbol - 70th Anniversary
This discussion explores the meteoric canonisation of Thomas Becket, his subsequent veneration and the destruction of his reputation during the Reformation in the Tudor period.
4:30pm to 5:30pm
 
This lecture looks at the consequences of technology on privacy and security, and considers what options there are for the future.
6pm to 7pm
 
The Future of Computer Security
Join Rebecca Smethurst to find out more about these mysterious and massive astronomical objects.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
It’s not easy growing a supermassive black hole
Listen as Susan sweeps you back to 18th-century London: trendy turtle dinners, a lottery for a Michelangelo cabinet, managing royal patrons and an opera singer in prison all appear in this talk.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Bartholomew Ruspini: Introducing the generous dentist

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie.
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
11am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions.
Treasures of the RSM
9:30am to 6pm
Harley Street
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
Wizardry in Wood 2021
Wizardry in Wood 2021 presents beautiful and amazing works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.
Wizardry in Wood 2021
10am to 4pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 16th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
IKONA | Wise Women
Contemporary multimedia portrait series showcasing mighty women including cultural activists, journalists, creatives and filmmakers will go on display this October at Hoxton Arches.
IKONA | Wise Women
10am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
The Charlie Phillips Archive
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill.
The Charlie Phillips Archive
12pm to 8pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
Round and Around
Round and Around is an audio-visual project planned and produced to observe modern Korean history on multiple levels.
Round and Around
10am to 5:30pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
The Natural World
This exhibition is dedicated to approximately 40 rare and fascinating objects paying tribute to the wonders of the natural world.
The Natural World
10am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2021-05-25
2021-05-25

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 25th 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
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A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2021-05-25
2021-05-25
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
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