The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 11th July.


Top events in London on Sun 11th Jul 2021

A chance to get up close to a scale-model of the railway behind King's Cross
10am to 4pm
 
Islington
Copenhagen Fields model railway - Behind the Scenes
The annual Whitecross Street Party is one of London’s unique outdoor events, with a creative mix of street arts, performances and community interaction
12pm to 6pm
 
Moorgate
CANCELLED - Whitecross Street Party
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place.
12pm to :
 
Euston
Retro games fair
The skills of two artists created this pretty cottage style garden in a suburban setting.
1:30pm to 5:30pm
 
West Norwood
Visit a garden - Norwood Park Road (West Norwood)
Sunny, 120 foot S facing garden, planted for colour.
2pm to 6pm
 
East Finchley
Visit a garden - Twyford Avenue (East Finchley)

Online events / webinars

Susan Owens will discuss ghosts and her book ‘Ghosts a Cultural History’ in this zoom lecture
8pm to 10pm
 
The Cultural History of Ghosts - Susan Owens

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Round and Around
Round and Around is an audio-visual project planned and produced to observe modern Korean history on multiple levels.
Round and Around
10am to 5:30pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
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The Natural World
This exhibition is dedicated to approximately 40 rare and fascinating objects paying tribute to the wonders of the natural world.
The Natural World
10am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 22nd October
2021-07-11
2021-07-11
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
An exhibition examining the cultural, social and political effects of software on contemporary society, by US artist Ben Grosser.
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
1pm to 6pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sat, 23rd October
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 Dance Can’t Nice: Exploring London’s Black music spaces
Celebrating south London’s music scene, Music Curator Adem Holness highlights the relationship between Black British music and physical space.
 Dance Can’t Nice: Exploring London’s Black music spaces
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
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2021-07-11
Julian Opie
£7.70  
Pitzhanger presents a new body of work by renowned British artist Julian Opie, including site specific pieces, focusing on architecture, people and nature.
Julian Opie
10am to 5pm
Ealing
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
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2021-07-11
MCM Comic Con
A three-day celebration of all things pop culture.
MCM Comic Con
All Day
Victoria Dock
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-11
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Nero - The man behind the myth
This exhibition explores the true story of Rome's fifth emperor informed by new research and archaeological evidence from the time, challenging the biased historical accounts written after Nero’s death that have shaped his legacy.
Nero - The man behind the myth
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-11
2021-07-11
Paula Rego
£18  
The largest and most comprehensive retrospective of Paula Rego’s work to date.
Paula Rego
10am to 5pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-11
2021-07-11
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired subcultures and shaken the world of fashion.
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-11
2021-07-11
UK Coloured Pencil Society 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition
The annual international open exhibition of the UK Coloured Pencil Society is this year celebrating 20 years of promoting fine art in coloured pencil.
UK Coloured Pencil Society 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-11
2021-07-11

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 11th July 2021

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
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Volunteer-led walks through a 21 acre memorial landscape steeped in social history from the Victorian Jewish community through to the present day.
 11am to 12:15pm
 
 Willesden
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Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 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 ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
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