Things to do in London in June 2021

The ianVisits guide to June's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Tuesday 1st June

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Wednesday 2nd June

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Thursday 3rd June


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A talk on the cat-crazed clergy, from the Middle Ages to today, as we learn about the pampered felines of archbishops, bishops, clerics, monks, nuns, and anchorites.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Clerical Cats in History - An Online Talk by Dr Kathleen Walker-Meikle

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Friday 4th June

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Saturday 5th June

Learn about the truly Terrible Tudors at Hampton Court Palace
Starts at 12pm
 
East Molesey
Horrible Histories - Live on Stage

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Sunday 6th June

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
All Day
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
You may see up to 50 hot air balloons flying over Central London at sunrise this morning.
6am to 10am
 
Hot air balloons to fly over central London
Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
10am to 5pm
 
Greenwich
Monthly cheap entry to the Painted Hall
A beautiful historic parkland designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown with Edwardian gardens in Reigate, Surrey.
1pm to 5pm
 
Reigate
Monthly open day at Gatton Park

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Monday 7th June

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Tuesday 8th June


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Plants are silent witnesses to crimes. Mark will take you to woodlands, derelict land and roadside verges.
10am to 11:30am
 
The Darker Side of Plants - Plants hold Secrets -Silent Witnesses to Crime
Architect Nick Gilbert Scott talks about his famous ancestors, including his grandfather Sir Giles & his great-great grandfather, Sir George
7pm to 9pm
 
Scale, inhabitation & detail: reflections from a 5th generation Scott
Join art historian Dr David Boyd Haycock to explore the fascinating history of the Surrealist movement in Britain
7:30pm to 9pm
 
The Archaeology of British Surrealism: A Lecture by David Haycock on Zoom

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Wednesday 9th June

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Thursday 10th June

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Friday 11th June

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Saturday 12th June

Annual birthday parade in Horseguards followed by a flypast over Buckingham Palace.
10am to 1pm
 
Whitehall
Trooping the Colour 2021

Online events / webinars

A live, virtual and interactive show giving access to some of London’s most inspirational, normally private, formal squares, historic allotments and award-winning community spaces.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
London Open Gardens 2021

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Sunday 13th June

You may see up to 50 hot air balloons flying over Central London at sunrise this morning.
6am to 10am
 
Hot air balloons to fly over central London
Chevening House is a grace and favour property usually used by the Foreign Secretary and generally not open to the public - but the gardens are open once a year.
2pm to 5pm
 
Annual open day at Chevening House

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Leonora Carrington's son discusses his new memoir about his mother with Viktor Wynd
8pm to 10pm
 
Leonora Carrington, my Mother - Gaby Weisz

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Monday 14th June

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Tuesday 15th June

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Wednesday 16th June

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Thursday 17th June


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An online talk from Stefan Dickers about the library and archives at Bishopsgate Institute.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Bishopsgate Institute Archives - An Online Talk by

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Friday 18th June

A one acre garden restored to its original 1920s design.
5:30pm to 9pm
 
Tadworth
Visit a garden - Shieling (Kingswood)

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Saturday 19th June

A one acre garden restored to its original 1920s design.
5:30pm to 9pm
 
Tadworth
Visit a garden - Shieling (Kingswood)

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Sunday 20th June

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Monday 21st June

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Tuesday 22nd June

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Wednesday 23rd June

Weekly late night opening of Painshill park and gardens during June/July.
5:30pm to 9pm
 
Cobham
Painshill Lates

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City of London Guide Jill Finch looks at how London started to rewrite its history and got a new beginning.
2pm to 3pm
 
New Beginnings - Rebuilding the City after the Great Fire of London

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Thursday 24th June

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Friday 25th June

The UK’s biggest and longest-running bicycle exhibition is returning to London after nine years in Birmingham.
10am to 5:30pm
 
Wood Green
The Cycle Show

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Saturday 26th June

The UK’s biggest and longest-running bicycle exhibition is returning to London after nine years in Birmingham.
10am to 5:30pm
 
Wood Green
The Cycle Show

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Sunday 27th June

The UK’s biggest and longest-running bicycle exhibition is returning to London after nine years in Birmingham.
10am to 5pm
 
Wood Green
The Cycle Show

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Monday 28th June


Online events / webinars

Step into the fascinating world of bird watching as award-winning author and naturalist Mark Cocker lays out its history and practice
7:30pm to 9pm
 
For The Love of Birds: An Introduction to Birdwatching by Mark Cocker, Zoom

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Tuesday 29th June


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This talk looks at some of those plants and their poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's made up.
10am to 11:30am
 
The Darker Side of Plants - Poisonous Plants and Agatha Christie

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Wednesday 30th June

Weekly late night opening of Painshill park and gardens during June/July.
5:30pm to 9pm
 
Cobham
Painshill Lates

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In this talk Amy Hare examines Goldwork embroidery in the RSN collection and considers the global appeal of this technique throughout history.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
All That Glisters: The Historical Appeal of Metal Thread Embroidery

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