The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 1st August.


Top events in London on Sun 1st Aug 2021

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
All Day
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
10am to 5pm
 
Greenwich
Monthly cheap entry to the Painted Hall
A beautiful historic parkland designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown with Edwardian gardens in Reigate, Surrey.
1pm to 5pm
 
Reigate
Monthly open day at Gatton Park

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Tracey Emin / Edvard Munch
In this landmark exhibition, Tracey Emin selects masterpieces by Edvard Munch to show alongside her most recent paintings.
Tracey Emin / Edvard Munch
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Sun 1st August
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 1st August
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year
An annual exhibition showcasing the world's greatest space photography.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year
10:30am to 4pm
Greenwich
Ends on Sun 8th August
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A Glittering City: Ayo Akingbade with Duchamp & Sons
Speaking to architects, public sector workers and young people, artist and filmmaker Ayo Akingbade creates moving image work that forges conversations on urbanism, gentrification, power and resilience.
A Glittering City: Ayo Akingbade with Duchamp & Sons
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sun 15th August
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Desde el Salón (From the Living Room)
Calero’s display invites us to think about the act of collecting, about what we choose to surround ourselves with in our homes and the importance and presence of the natural world.
Desde el Salón (From the Living Room)
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sun 15th August
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Reflections contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa
This display weaves together a rich tapestry of artistic expression from artists born in, or connected to, countries from Iran to Morocco.
Reflections contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 15th August
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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
Ends on Sun 22nd August
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Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
Unearth the mystery of the largest ever Bronze Age hoard discovered in London.
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
10am to 5pm
Poplar
Ends on Sun 22nd August
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Jean Dubuffet - Brutal Beauty
An exhibition celebrating French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985), one of the most singular and provocative voices in postwar modern art.
Jean Dubuffet - Brutal Beauty
All Day
Barbican
Ends on Sun 22nd August
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Thomas Becket - Murder and the making of a saint
Discover the murder that shook the Middle Ages in this dramatic exhibition about the life, death and legacy of Thomas Becket.
Thomas Becket - Murder and the making of a saint
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 22nd August
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Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 1st August 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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