The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 8th July.


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Top events in London on Thu 8th Jul 2021

Hear more from guest speaker Tom Bolton, author of the two volume book London’s Lost Rivers: A Walker’s Guide, and test your watery knowledge in a live quiz.
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Covent Garden
BBC journalist Steve Silk talks about his new book, The Great North Road.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Soho
The Great North Road  By Steve Silk

Online events / webinars

This is where the writers, the artists and the thinkers lived, worked, relaxed and created.
11am to 1pm
 
WALK: Fleet Street - The Print & the Press
How has TfL's Andy Byford steered 27,000 staff and 60,000 contractors through a global pandemic and how can London's transport bounce back?
1pm to 2pm
 
Urban Transport Next 07: London Calling
Join this webinar to hear how HS2 are investing now to ensure they have the skilled workforce in the future.
1pm to 2pm
 
HS2: A next generation workforce
Is it fair to describe Julia Agrippina as Rome's most powerful woman? And was she Rome's first true empress?
5pm to 6pm
 
Join David Abbink as he argues that robots and humans should work in partnership, not as a substitute for each other
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Symbiotic robot-worker relations
Join Viktor Wynd on Zoom for a Guided tour of his Cornish UnNatural History Museum - nestled within The National Maritime Museum Falmouth
7:30pm to 9pm
 
The  UnNatural History Museum - NMM Cornwall - Viktor Wynd's  Zoom Tour

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2021-07-07
2021-10-09
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
Ajamu: Archival Sensoria
A solo exhibition of new and archival works that spotlight Black Queer legacies in Britain by Ajamu X.
Ajamu: Archival Sensoria
12:30pm to 5:45pm
Islington
Closing soon Sun, 11th July
2021-05-20
2021-07-11
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
Three free exhibitions at the Saatchi Gallery
Three exhibitions at the gallery that can be visited on one booking ticket.
Three free exhibitions at the Saatchi Gallery
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Fri, 16th July
2021-06-28
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


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 8th 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
2021-07-08
2021-07-08
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2021-07-08
2021-07-08
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-07-08
2021-07-08
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
2021-07-08
2021-07-08