The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 5th August.


Top events in London on Thu 5th Aug 2021

Unfortunately, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2021-08-05
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John Hassall: Illustrator and Poster Artist
This exhibition seeks to explore key aspects of John Hassall’s work, and to celebrate the life of this extraordinary artist a century on from his heyday.
John Hassall: Illustrator and Poster Artist
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Ends on Sat 14th August
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
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
2021-08-05
2021-08-05
Death Marches: Evidence and Memory
This exhibition uncovers how forensic and other evidence about the death marches has been gathered since the end of the Holocaust.
Death Marches: Evidence and Memory
11am to 4pm
Russell Square
Ends on Fri 27th August
2021-08-05
2021-08-05

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 5th August 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
2021-08-05
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-08-05
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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
2021-08-05
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