The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 29th June.


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Top events in London on Tue 29th Jun 2021

Look to the skies as the bright blue Goodyear Blimp will be flying over London for a couple of days.
All Day
 
Goodyear Blimp to fly over London
Robert will share live his experiences walking in West Africa, exploring the ways a walking pilgrimage can change a person.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Soho
Waypoints:  A Journey on Foot by Robert Martineau

Online events / webinars

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
This lecture marks the five hundredth anniversary since Henry VIII was awarded the title ‘Defender of the Faith’ by the Pope in 1521.
1pm to 2pm
 
Henry VIII: Power, Propaganda and Personality
Do it nowadays, and you face arrest. But once, climbing the Great Pyramid was not just something you could do, but something seemingly everyone did.
5pm to 6pm
 
Picnicking on the Pyramid
A talk about Eleanor de Montfort's involvement in the Second Barons War.
5pm to 6pm
 
Rebel Countess: Eleanor de Montfort and the Second Barons' War, 1264-5
Find out about important contributions to nursing history, and consider what they can tell us about nursing today.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
The Politics of Nursing History: Identities and Boundaries
Explore the Origins & Rituals of Absinthe with a Virtual Lecture & Tasting
6:15pm to 7:15pm
 
The Origins & Rituals of Absinthe: A Virtual Lecture & Tasting
A talk about the Abbey's gardens by its head gardener.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
The Gardens of Westminster Abbey - talk by the Head Gardener
This talk will explore the world of shaving, barbers and cosmetic shaving products in the eighteenth century, and show how they occupy an important place in the history of masculinity.
6:30pm to :
 
The Face of Politeness: Shaving and Masculinity in the Eighteenth Century

 

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
On Tenterhooks
Inspired by artist Anna Ray’s Huguenot ancestors who settled in Spitalfields as textile makers in the 18th century, the exhibition explores the past and present of textile making.
On Tenterhooks
8am to 6pm
City of London
Closing soon Thu, 1st October
2021-06-21
2020-10-01
Do you remember how perfect everything was?
Zoe Zenghelis’ paintings are inspired by metropolitan structure, landform, and abstract tectonics.
Do you remember how perfect everything was?
10am to 6pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Wed, 30th June
2021-05-21
2021-06-30
Gaia Returns to the Painted Hall
This monumental sculpture by Luke Jerram amazes audiences as it rotates slowly while suspended in mid-air, an exact scale replica of Earth made using NASA imagery.
Gaia Returns to the Painted Hall
All Day
Greenwich
Closing soon Thu, 1st July
2021-05-30
2021-07-01
 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
Closing soon Thu, 1st July
2021-05-18
2021-07-01
Shooting Stars: Behind the scenes at Ealing Studios
A new outdoor exhibition, Gunnersbury Park Museum celebrates the life and work of Ealing Studios stills photographer Roy Gough.
Shooting Stars: Behind the scenes at Ealing Studios
All Day
Acton
Closing soon Sun, 11th July
2021-05-16
2021-07-11
MAKING NUNO Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko
This exhibition showcases the innovative work of Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko, who is renowned for pushing boundaries of textile production and championing new methods of sustainable manufacturing.
MAKING NUNO Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko
11am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 11th July
2021-05-17
2021-07-11
Villainy
Free  
Operating anonymously under a moniker that is as witty as it is elusive, the artist’s latest body of work presents onlookers with an array of characters that are at once both familiar and estranged.
Villainy
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Thu, 15th July
2021-06-24
2021-07-15
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard
Works from the period of the two artists’ friendship will be shown side by side for the first time, along with unseen materials from Beard’s archives including letters and photographs.
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Fri, 16th July
2021-04-12
2021-07-16
Adam Dant - The Budge Row Bibliotheque
Taking inspiration from Bloomberg’s location in the City of London, Dant’s epic sepia ink drawing encapsulates 2,000 years of the everyday life and times of Budge Row, the famous once-lost thoroughfare now reinstated as Bloomberg Arcade.
Adam Dant - The Budge Row Bibliotheque
10am to 6pm
City of London
Closing soon Sat, 17th July
2021-05-18
2021-07-17

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 29th June 2021

Occasional guided tours of the grand Victorian building and chapel.
 12pm to 12:45pm
 
 Bethnal Green
2021-06-29
2021-06-29

Tours of Oxford House

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 29th 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
2021-06-29
2021-06-29
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2021-06-29
2021-06-29
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
2021-06-29
2021-06-29