The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 11th August.


Top events in London on Wed 11th Aug 2021

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the brightest and most active meteor showers in the year.
12:01am to 5am
 
Perseid meteor shower 2021
The occasional open days for the London Transport Museum's overflow depot in Acton where all their trains and trams are stored.
10am to 4pm
 
Acton
London Transport Museum depot open days
Over 1,100 different plants connected with the history of plants in medicine in this garden.
11am to 4pm
 
Camden
Visit a garden - Garden of Medicinal Plants (Regents Park)

Online events / webinars

A talk by Alfred Hawkins tracing the history of the Chapel Royal and Royal Peculiar of Saint Peter ad Vincula within the Tower of London
6:30pm to :
 

 

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
2021-09-27
2021-10-22
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
2021-09-22
2021-10-22
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
2021-09-09
2021-10-23
Windows of the Soul
Windows of the Soul is a grassroots art project, which seeks to communicate the perspectives of those living with visual impairment.
Windows of the Soul
12pm to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 23rd October
2021-10-15
2021-10-23
 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
2021-07-23
2021-10-24
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
2021-06-25
2021-10-24
MCM Comic Con
A three-day celebration of all things pop culture.
MCM Comic Con
All Day
Victoria Dock
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-22
2021-10-24
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
2021-05-27
2021-10-24
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
2021-07-07
2021-10-24
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
2021-05-18
2021-10-24

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Wednesday 11th August 2021

Discover the story of a priory that became a parish church that became a Cathedral
 1:30pm to 2:30pm
 
 Southwark
2021-08-11
2021-08-11

Southwark Cathedral Tour: Over 900 Years of History!

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 11th August 2021

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-08-11
2021-08-11
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-08-11
2021-08-11
A new guided walk larded with street theatre, songs and pub stops, exploring the rich history of one of London’s most colourful quarters.
 2pm to 6pm
 
 Aldwych
2021-08-11
2021-08-11