The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 17th August.


Top events in London on Tue 17th 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

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
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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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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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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
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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
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Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy
This definitive retrospective charts her ground-breaking career from the 1920s to the 1990s.
Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sun 29th August
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Within The Reach Of All: The Century Guild
The first exhibition in 20 years to explore the pioneering aesthetics and lasting legacy of this influential association of artists, designers and craftspeople.
Within The Reach Of All: The Century Guild
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Ends on Tue 31st August
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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
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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
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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 17th August 2021

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
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A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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