The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 1st July.


Top events in London on Thu 1st Jul 2021

Monthly late opening at the London Mithraeum for the Roman temple, and the ground floor art exhibition
10am to 8pm
 
Monthly late opening - Adam Dant: The Budge Row Bibliotheque
Come and say hello to the Soho team and find out a bit more about plans for the former EMD / Granada Cinema, plus various activities.
5pm to 7pm
 
Walthamstow
Soho Theatre in Walthamstow

Online events / webinars

This online panel discussion explores the story, myth and impact of Boudica, with reference to objects from across the Museum's collection.
6pm to 7pm
 
Boudica: the woman behind the myth
A presentation of research into the possible remains of an arch from the medieval London Bridge.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Virtual Walk to Nowhere: In Search of Old London Bridge
An online talk by Emma Smith about Shakespeare in the time of the plague.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Shakespeare, Plague, and the Present: An Online Talk by Emma Smith
Join Jordan Ellenberg as he reveals the hidden geometry underneath some of the most important problems we face.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Shape: The hidden geometry of absolutely everything
Simon Fowler shows how to find records of Holocaust victims, using his own family as an example.
7pm to 8pm
 
Researching Victims and Survivors of the Holocaust
Historian Geoff Brandwood investigates some of our most interesting heritage pubs, revealing many wonderful gems for you to explore.
7pm to 10pm
 
North and South, Victorian heritage in our pubs
Join illustrator Chris Riddell for a celebration of the classic book
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

D’Stassi Art Presents Shipwreck: New Work  by Peter Opheim
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.
D’Stassi Art Presents Shipwreck: New Work  by Peter Opheim
10am to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Thu, 7th October
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Back Lit by Andrew Gibson
The work in this exhibition is painted mostly on objects that the artist has salvaged from the streets and buildings of London.
Back Lit by Andrew Gibson
11am to 5pm
Stoke Newington
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-07-01
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Lines of Possibilities: Taiwanese Rush Weaving
An exhibition examining the industry’s innovative nature, presenting the unique depth of rush weaving’s aesthetics and its historical value to Taiwan.
Lines of Possibilities: Taiwanese Rush Weaving
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
MacGregor and Michael: A Leather Masterclass
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.
MacGregor and Michael: A Leather Masterclass
11am to 5pm
Sloane Square
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
Maker's Eye: Stories of Crafts
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.
Maker's Eye: Stories of Crafts
All Day
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
Christabel Balfour Open Studios
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.
Christabel Balfour Open Studios
2pm to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closes today
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
Crafting a Difference at the Argentine Ambassador’s Residence
Five leading contemporary craft galleries on display in the historic, 19th-century official residence of the Argentine ambassador.
Crafting a Difference at the Argentine Ambassador’s Residence
12pm to 5pm
Belgravia
Closes today
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
Discovered: Designers for Tomorrow
20 designers have been invited to think about their experiences of a pandemic world.
Discovered: Designers for Tomorrow
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closes today
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
Falling Birds
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world.
Falling Birds
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closes today
2021-07-01
2021-07-01
Hand & Lock: Behind the Scenes of a 250-Year-Old Embroidery House
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.
Hand & Lock: Behind the Scenes of a 250-Year-Old Embroidery House
10am to 4:30pm
Belgravia
Closes today
2021-07-01
2021-07-01

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 1st July 2021

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
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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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