The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 2nd June.
Top events in London on Wed 2nd Jun 2021
Online events / webinars
Professor Maria Rubins will explore Art Deco fiction and its distinctive narrative strategies, genres and thematic repertoire, shaped by new conceptions of commercial success.
1pm to 2pm
Join creators and curators of the Era of Reclamation series, Bonnie Greer and Hartwig Fischer, along with their guests, for a conversation exploring Black male fashion.
5pm to 6pm
This paper will discuss the practice of writing about medieval history for a popular audience, and the specific demands of teaching history through blogging.
5:30pm to 7pm
This talk will end with a demonstration of how to make a comet model using kitchen ingredients.
6pm to 7pm
This illustrated Lecture will look closely at the extraordinary range of Masks and traditions current in contemporary Mexico.
8pm to 9:30pm
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
For the exhibition, the gallery will be transformed into an overgrown, supernaturally lit terrain inspired by the scene depicted in the painting the exhibition takes its name from.
10am to 6pm
Closing soon Thu, 7th October
The work in this exhibition is painted mostly on objects that the artist has salvaged from the streets and buildings of London.
11am to 5pm
An exhibition examining the industry’s innovative nature, presenting the unique depth of rush weaving’s aesthetics and its historical value to Taiwan.
11am to 6pm
Bentleys, the vintage luggage specialist, hosts a week-long residency with arguably Britain’s finest traditional leather craftspeople: Tetbury’s Neil MacGregor and Valerie Michael.
11am to 5pm
An exhibition that celebrates the breadth, diversity and qualities of craft, and includes numerous craft objects made in the UK over the course of the last 50 years.
Visitors can see the entire process of creating handwoven textiles, from setting up the warp, weaving both tapestries and rugs, and finally taking the finished piece off the loom.
2pm to 6pm
Five leading contemporary craft galleries on display in the historic, 19th-century official residence of the Argentine ambassador.
12pm to 5pm
20 designers have been invited to think about their experiences of a pandemic world.
10am to 6pm
Free Falling Birds
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world.
10am to 5:30pm
Embroiderers to the British Royal Family, Savile Row and top European designers, Hand & Lock opens its doors for one week to offer an insight into Britain’s oldest embroidery house.
10am to 4:30pm
What's on in London
Walking tours of London on Wednesday 2nd June 2021
£13.52 Roman London Walking Tour
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
£15.00 London Magic Tour
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