The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 19th August.


Top events in London on Thu 19th Aug 2021

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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 Wartime London: Art of the Blitz
This curated selection of artworks, on display for a limited time only, shines a new light on the experiences of ordinary people forced into new patterns of living by Nazi air raids.
 Wartime London: Art of the Blitz
10am to 6pm
Whitehall
Ends on Sun 12th September
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Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
Exploring its origins, adaptations and reinventions over 157 years, this immersive and theatrical show charts the evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Fri 31st December
2021-08-19
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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
Ends on Sun 31st October
2021-08-19
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Bags: Inside Out
From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, this exhibition explores our longstanding fascination with the bag.
Bags: Inside Out
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 16th January 2022
2021-08-19
2021-08-19
Beuys’ Acorns
In response to the climate emergency, artists Ackroyd & Harvey have installed Beuys’ Acorns, a group of 100 oak trees, on Tate Modern’s South Terrace
Beuys’ Acorns
All Day
Southwark
Ends on Sun 14th November
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2021-08-19
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
2021-08-19
2021-08-19
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
2021-08-19
2021-08-19
Constance Spry and the Fashion for Flowers
An exhibition about the 20th century’s most influential floral decorator, Constance Spry.
Constance Spry and the Fashion for Flowers
10:30am to 4pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 26th September
2021-08-19
2021-08-19
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
2021-08-19
2021-08-19
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
Made in the spring of 2020, during a period of intense activity at his home in Normandy, this exhibition charts the unfolding of spring, from beginning to end, and is a joyous celebration of the seasons.
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Sun 26th September
2021-08-19
2021-08-19

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 19th 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
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This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
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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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