The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 28th August.


Top events in London on Sat 28th Aug 2021


Online events / webinars

A talk on the work of head gardeners in country houses with Dr Judith Hill, who wonders why they were invisible to history.
2pm to 3pm
 
The Role of the Victorian Head Gardener

 

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
Closes today
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
Closes today
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
Closes tomorrow
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
Closes tomorrow
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
Closes tomorrow
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
Closes tomorrow
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
Closes tomorrow
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
Closes tomorrow
2021-05-18
2021-10-24

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 28th August 2021

Visitors will have a chance to learn about its most famous tenant through a guided tour which includes a short walk to set the context and a longer tour of the house itself.
 10am to 4:30pm
 
 Stockwell
2021-08-28
2021-08-28

Van Gogh House Guided Tours

Discover the story of a priory that became a parish church that became a Cathedral
 10am to 11am
 
 Southwark
2021-08-28
2021-08-28

Southwark Cathedral Tour: Over 900 Years of History!

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 28th 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
2021-08-28
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-08-28
2021-08-28
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-08-28
2021-08-28
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-08-28
2021-08-28
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
2021-08-28
2021-08-28
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
2021-08-28
2021-08-28
Join Dr Judith Hill on a virtual tour of Osborne and learn more about the furniture and works of art in every room.
 4pm to 5pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2021-08-28
2021-08-28
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-08-28
2021-08-28