The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 31st August.


Top events in London on Tue 31st Aug 2021

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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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2021-08-31
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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2021-08-31
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
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2021-08-31
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
2021-08-31
2021-08-31
Falling Birds
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world.
Falling Birds
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sun 10th October
2021-08-31
2021-08-31
How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
An installation exploring two important social questions: who are our buildings and shared spaces for and how do they affect us?
How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
All Day
Barbican
Ends on Thu 23rd December
2021-08-31
2021-08-31
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
Ends on Sun 24th October
2021-08-31
2021-08-31
Paula Rego
£18  
The largest and most comprehensive retrospective of Paula Rego’s work to date.
Paula Rego
10am to 5pm
Pimlico
Ends on Sun 24th October
2021-08-31
2021-08-31
Phantoms of Surrealism
This exhibition examines the pivotal role of women as both artists and as behind-the-scenes organisers within the Surrealist movement in Britain in the 1930s.
Phantoms of Surrealism
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sun 12th December
2021-08-31
2021-08-31
Remember the Future
This group exhibition and artist led research project unearths and interrogates our connection with our habitats and ecosystems, both global and local.
Remember the Future
10am to 5pm
Twickenham
Ends on Sun 14th November
2021-08-31
2021-08-31

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 31st 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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