The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 26th May.


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Top events in London on Wed 26th May 2021


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What does it mean to make a dress? Join the V&A Academy as we unpack this impossible question.
4pm to 5:15pm
 
This conference will analyse Napoleon's maritime strategy against Great Britain after Trafalgar and how it was implemented.
5:15pm to 7pm
 
This lecture/recital tells the story of an instrument originally marketed at children, that subsequently made a surprising transition into the professional sphere.
6pm to 7pm
 
Performing with Toy Pianos
In conjunction with the release of the first book-length study of the film, Grave of the Fireflies in English, the author, Alex Dudok de Wit, explores his findings and the significance of this title.
6:30pm to :
 
Delving Into ' Grave of the Fireflies' with Alex Dudok de Wit
Join Amy Hare as she explores this significant element of the RSN Collection and shows you stunning examples of millinery throughout the years.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Hats, Bonnets & Veils: Embroidered Millinery
The acclaimed director Mike Leigh in conversation with Westminster library staff
7pm to 8:30pm
 
In conversation with director Mike Leigh
Join award-winning novelist and screenwriter Emma Jane Unsworth for a thought-provoking event exploring new motherhood, postnatal depression and recovery.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Postnatal Depression and New Motherhood

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Conversations with God - Jan Matejko’s Copernicus
This is a rare opportunity to see one of Poland’s most loved works of art.
Conversations with God - Jan Matejko’s Copernicus
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 30th August
2021-05-21
2020-08-30
Not Vital: Paintings
This exhibition features a selection of works never previously exhibited in the UK, many of which have never been seen by the public.
Not Vital: Paintings
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Wed, 26th May
2021-04-13
2021-05-26
Sylvain Lefebvre - Sauvage
The French artist, Sylvain Lefebvre, invites us to save ourselves on a journey through the dreamlike oceans and untamed forests of his imagination.
Sylvain Lefebvre - Sauvage
10am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Closing soon Sat, 29th May
2021-04-30
2021-05-29
RGBFAQ - Alan Warburton
RGBFAQ comprises a research-led experiential exhibition in which the audience navigates a "black-box" set populated by gigantic geometric sculptures.
RGBFAQ - Alan Warburton
1pm to 7:30pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sun, 30th May
2021-05-17
2021-05-30
Zanele Muholi
Tate Modern presents the first major UK survey of visual activist Zanele Muholi.
Zanele Muholi
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Mon, 31st May
2021-05-17
2021-05-31
Antony Cairns | CTY_TYO3 TYO4
British artist Antony Cairns continues his exploration of the global metropolis in a new exhibition; his first UK solo exhibition for over four years.
Antony Cairns | CTY_TYO3 TYO4
10am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Closing soon Fri, 4th June
2021-04-22
2021-06-04
Rana Begum
Free  
This new collection of work reveals how Begum’s practice has diverged and evolved, setting her precise minimalism against a new exploration into the amorphous and uncontained.
Rana Begum
11am to 5pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sat, 5th June
2021-04-30
2021-06-05
Shara Hughes
The exhibition brings together a group of new site specific paintings and works on paper by the New York-based artist
Shara Hughes
10:30am to 4pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 5th June
2021-05-17
2021-06-05
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
In this exhibition, a suggestion of haunting, or ghostliness, is manifested in a different way.
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
10am to 5:45pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sat, 5th June
2021-04-12
2021-06-05
Hackers : Costumes From the Motion Picture
Back in the future of 1995, the teen techno-thriller Hackers burst onto cinema screens with its cyber phreak aesthetics, video game visuals and mind-bending techno soundtrack.
Hackers : Costumes From the Motion Picture
12pm to 6pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sat, 5th June
2021-05-16
2021-06-05

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 26th 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
2021-05-26
2021-05-26
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
2021-05-26
2021-05-26