The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 12th June.


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Top events in London on Sat 12th Jun 2021

You are exhorted to visit your local independent purveyor of music and make purchases of physical storage media.
All Day
 
Record Store Day
Explore Eltham Palace's beautiful historic gardens this June with our annual celebration of horticultural heritage.
10am to 5:30pm
 
Eltham
 Blooming Gardens at Eltham Palace
A select group of artisanal vendors from several countries found along the historic Silk Road trading route will come together to form the Silk Road Bazaar.
11am to 6pm
 
Kings Cross
Silk Road Bazaar
Discover a selection of courtyard gardens, some very small, behind fine C17 French Huguenots merchants' and weavers' houses in Spitalfields.
11am to 4pm
 
Whitechapel
Visit a garden - Spitalfields Gardens
Guided tours of one of London's few remaining windmills.
1pm to 4:30pm
 
Brixton
Restarting tours of the Brixton Windmill

Online events / webinars

Caroline Gurney tells the story of the world's most famous clipper ship and the men who sailed on her between 1870 and 1895.
10:30am to 11:30am
 
The Cutty Sark and Her Crews
Join NLA and explore one of London’s planning success stories – featuring new developments in preparation for the arrival of Crossrail
2pm to 4pm
 
New London Architecture Walking Tour – Canary Wharf
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

 

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
Rachid Koraïchi - Tears that Taste of the Sea
The exhibition presents a select sampling of Koraïchi’s works in different media created during this past year of global crisis.
Rachid Koraïchi - Tears that Taste of the Sea
12:30pm to 5:30pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sat, 12th June
2021-04-13
2021-06-12
Refugees: Forced to Flee
This exhibition explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings.
Refugees: Forced to Flee
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 13th June
2021-05-19
2021-06-13
The Covid Letters: A Vital Update
This exhibition is a unique opportunity to view over 200 works from The Covid Letters, displayed in the Museum’s exhibition gallery and interspersed throughout the historic collections.
The Covid Letters: A Vital Update
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 13th June
2021-05-21
2021-06-13
An exhibition about plans for a redevelopment of the Truman Brewery site by the local opposition group to the plans.
12pm to 6pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sun, 13th June
2021-05-29
2021-06-13
Sensing the Unseen - Step into Gossaert's 'Adoration'
This is an opportunity to not only stand in front of the painting but immerse yourself in its world and the artistry that built it.
Sensing the Unseen - Step into Gossaert's 'Adoration'
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 13th June
2021-05-17
2021-06-13
An outdoor photo exhibition of historical photographs, prints and maps from football in London.
All Day
City of London
Closing soon Tue, 15th June
2021-06-01
2021-06-15
The Silk Road: A Living History
An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route.
The Silk Road: A Living History
All Day
Kings Cross
Closing soon Wed, 16th June
2021-04-08
2021-06-16
Technicolour Dickens: The Living Image of Charles Dickens
This exhibition explores the power of the writer’s image, tracing his image through artist interpretations, radical rethinking in popular culture and new digital technologies and re-imaginings.
Technicolour Dickens: The Living Image of Charles Dickens
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Wed, 16th June
2021-05-19
2021-06-16
An outdoor display or dog kennels, designed by architects - and the dogs are allowed to try them out.
10am to 6pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Fri, 18th June
2021-06-11
2021-06-18

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 12th June 2021

See a machine over 150 years old pull apart a piece of iron from end-to-end and celebrate the vision of a forgotten hero of engineering science.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2021-06-12
2021-06-12

Live Demonstration of David Kirkaldy's Universal Testing Machine

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 12th June 2021

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
Join Janet Morris, long-term resident and chair of community collaboration STAMP, to explore who does what to care for the area.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
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
2021-06-12
2021-06-12
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-06-12
2021-06-12