The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 21st August.


Top events in London on Sat 21st 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
Featuring over 40 different craft hot sauce makers, street food, music and craft beer.
11am to 7pm
 
Peckham
Hot Sauce festival
Occasional open day at a railway cutting nature reserve in Forest Hill.
1pm to 4pm
 
Forest Hill
Monthly open day at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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2021-08-21
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
Unearth the mystery of the largest ever Bronze Age hoard discovered in London.
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
10am to 5pm
Poplar
Ends on Sun 22nd August
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
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
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
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
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
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
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
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
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
Unearthed: Photography's Roots
Discover the pioneering story of photography from the 1840s to today, told through stunning still lifes of plants and botany.
Unearthed: Photography's Roots
10am to 4:30pm
Dulwich
Ends on Sun 29th August
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
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
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
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 9pm
Kensington
Ends on Sat 4th September
2021-08-21
2021-08-21
The Romance of Ruins
This exhibition showcases a series of powerful and poetic watercolours made on an expedition to discover the ruins of ancient Ionia (modern Turkey) in 1764.
The Romance of Ruins
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Ends on Sat 4th September
2021-08-21
2021-08-21

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 21st August 2021

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
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Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
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