The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Monday 9th August.


Top events in London on Mon 9th Aug 2021

A new photographic art display exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens.
10am to 5:30pm
 
Forest Hill
An Ode to Afrosurrealism

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2021-08-09
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Margaret Calvert: Woman at Work
This display marks the launch of Network Rail’s new customised typeface, Rail Alphabet 2, designed by her in close collaboration with Henrik Kubel.
Margaret Calvert: Woman at Work
10am to 5pm
Kensington
Ends on Tue 17th August
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
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
Ends on Sun 22nd August
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
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
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
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
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
Claudia Andujar - The Yanomami Struggle
An exhibition devoted to the life and work of Claudia Andujar and her collaboration with the Yanomami, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous peoples.
Claudia Andujar - The Yanomami Struggle
All Day
Barbican
Ends on Sun 29th August
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life
Meet one of the giants of 20th century design, a free spirit who championed good design for all and was often overshadowed by her famous male collaborators. 
Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Ends on Sat 4th September
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
Samson Kambalu – Black Jack
Outdoor art exhibition by Malwawi-born artist Samson Kambalu, who has been creating flags throughout lockdown that explore ideas of national and individual sovereignty and links to emancipatory movements such as Pan-Africanism.
Samson Kambalu – Black Jack
Starts at 12am
Southwark
Ends on Sun 5th September
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
Turner's Modern World
This landmark exhibition brings together major works by Turner from Tate and other collections, including The Fighting Temeraire 1839 and Rail, Steam and Speed 1844.
Turner's Modern World
10am to 5pm
Pimlico
Ends on Sun 12th September
2021-08-09
2021-08-09
The Secret World of Plants
Embrace the wonderfully weird world of plant biodiversity through newly commissioned interactive art installations using music, sound and colour.
The Secret World of Plants
10am to 6pm
Richmond
Ends on Sun 19th September
2021-08-09
2021-08-09

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Walking tours of London on Monday 9th August 2021

Boudica’s Rebellion, The Great Fire of London and the Blitz. London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this walk you’ll learn about the cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-08-09
2021-08-09