The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 8th June.


Top events in London on Tue 8th Jun 2021


Online events / webinars

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
Martin Cherry, introduces the artists and engravers of the frontispieces of these books from 1723 to 1819, their connections to freemasonry and some of their other notable works.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Illustrating freemasonry: The frontispieces of the books of Constitutions
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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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
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
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
A Glittering City: Ayo Akingbade with Duchamp & Sons
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
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
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
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
Astronomy Photographer of the Year
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
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
Beuys’ Acorns
In response to the climate emergency, artists Ackroyd & Harvey have installed Beuys’ Acorns, a group of 100 oak trees, on Tate Modern’s South Terrace
Beuys’ Acorns
All Day
Southwark
Ends on Sun 14th November
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
Constance Spry and the Fashion for Flowers
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
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
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
Ends on Sun 22nd August
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
Crossorelle Roof Garden
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.
Crossorelle Roof Garden
All Day
Poplar
Ends on Sat 19th June
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
Made in the spring of 2020, during a period of intense activity at his home in Normandy, this exhibition charts the unfolding of spring, from beginning to end, and is a joyous celebration of the seasons.
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Sun 26th September
2021-06-08
2021-06-08
Death Marches: Evidence and Memory
This exhibition uncovers how forensic and other evidence about the death marches has been gathered since the end of the Holocaust.
Death Marches: Evidence and Memory
11am to 4pm
Russell Square
Ends on Fri 27th August
2021-06-08
2021-06-08

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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 8th June 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
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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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