The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 15th August.


Top events in London on Sun 15th Aug 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
Celebrate a staggering legacy of motorcycling at Brooklands matched with the best of today’s bikes and super-machines.
10am to 5pm
 
Weybridge
The Brooklands Motorcycle Show

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Larking: The Thames and Beyond
An exhibition to celebrate the release of A Field Guide to Larking by Lara Maiklem, author of the bestselling Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames
Larking: The Thames and Beyond
All Day
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 30th October
2021-07-21
2021-10-30
RSS Sir David Attenborough in Greenwich
The British Antarctic Survey ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough is visiting London, and there's a festival at the National Maritime Mueum.
RSS Sir David Attenborough in Greenwich
10am to 4pm
Greenwich
Closing soon Sat, 30th October
2021-10-28
2021-10-30
 Smoke & Spiders
As dusk falls, the park will come to life with ghoulish greenery, giant spiders and the odd surprise to delight children and adults of all ages.
 Smoke & Spiders
5pm to 9pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-22
2021-10-31
Agatha Christie
An exhibition on perhaps the Isokon’s most renowned resident: Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie
7pm to 8pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-02
2021-10-31
Asante Goldweights
A display of Asante treasures from Ghana, shedding light on 19th-century collecting and the British Empire.
Asante Goldweights
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-05-19
2021-10-31
Bellotto: The Königstein Views Reunited
Five monumental views reunited for the first time in more than 250 years.
Bellotto: The Königstein Views Reunited
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-07-22
2021-10-31
Japan at Kew Gardens
Come to Kew Gardens this autumn to explore the fascinating plants, art and culture of Japan.
Japan at Kew Gardens
10am to 4pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-02
2021-10-31
Keats200 - Outdoor Exhibition
Discover the life and works of John Keats - Londoner, medic and poet - on the bicentenary of his death in 1821.
Keats200 - Outdoor Exhibition
All Day
Tower Hill
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-04
2021-10-31
Paddington: The Story of a Bear
Featuring over 50 books, documents, film clips and original artworks, the exhibition explores Michael Bond’s creation of Paddington, from his arrival in the UK from Peru, to finding a new home, and his adventures in London.
Paddington: The Story of a Bear
9:30am to 5:30pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-07-09
2021-10-31
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
Come face-to-face with the kings and queens who have shaped British history for over 500 years
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
10am to 5pm
Greenwich
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-05-28
2021-10-31

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 15th August 2021

Weekly guided tours run by the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery of London's first great garden cemetery which has more notable monuments and residents than any other.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 North Kensington
2021-08-15
2021-08-15

Tours of Kensal Green Cemetery

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 15th August 2021

This walking tour includes some of London's most famous landmarks, but it also takes in hidden alleyways and historical details that are hard to find without expert guidance.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-08-15
2021-08-15
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
2021-08-15
2021-08-15
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
2021-08-15
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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
2021-08-15
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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
2021-08-15
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A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2021-08-15
2021-08-15
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-08-15
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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
2021-08-15
2021-08-15
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2021-08-15
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A guided walk to uncover the layers of history that lie beneath the Museum of London.
 3pm to 5:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-08-15
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