The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 1st September.


Top events in London on Wed 1st Sep 2021


Online events / webinars

These monthly talks explore the story of the clock tower from its beginnings, to the most complex conservation project in its history.
6pm to 7pm
 
Elizabeth Tower: from construction to conservation

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Maker's Eye: Stories of Crafts
An exhibition that celebrates the breadth, diversity and qualities of craft, and includes numerous craft objects made in the UK over the course of the last 50 years.
Maker's Eye: Stories of Crafts
All Day
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-07-07
2021-10-09
The Story of Swedenborg in 27 Objects
An exhibition of 27 treasures from the Swedenborg collection exploring the life and legacy of Emanuel Swedenborg.
The Story of Swedenborg in 27 Objects
11am to 5pm
Bloomsbury
Closing soon Wed, 15th December
2021-06-23
2021-12-15
Reverberations: a sound installation in Housmans
Reverberations is an immersive sound installation, produced by sound artist Wajid Yaseen, that uses transducer speakers to resonate through the bookshelves of one of London’s oldest radical bookshops.
Reverberations: a sound installation in Housmans
11am to 6:30pm
Islington
Closing soon Fri, 1st October
0000-00-00
2021-10-01
On Tenterhooks
Inspired by artist Anna Ray’s Huguenot ancestors who settled in Spitalfields as textile makers in the 18th century, the exhibition explores the past and present of textile making.
On Tenterhooks
8am to 6pm
City of London
Closing soon Thu, 1st October
2021-06-21
2020-10-01
The Forest
Free  
The exhibition includes both gallery artists and guest artists and takes as its starting point an engraving by the great nineteenth century illustrator, Gustave Doré.
The Forest
10am to 6pm
Oxford Street
Closing soon Sat, 4th September
2021-07-21
2021-09-04
 Liu Wei Nudità
White Cube presents ‘Nudità’, an exhibition of new works by Liu Wei.
 Liu Wei Nudità
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 4th September
2021-07-09
2021-09-04
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
Closing soon Sat, 4th September
2021-06-19
2021-09-04
Isabel + Helen: In Orbit
A series of tonal paintings produced by contraptions that have been assembled by hand from industrial materials.
Isabel + Helen: In Orbit
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 5th September
2021-08-13
2021-09-05
Turner’s English Coasts
This exhibition focuses on the artist’s engagement with English marine and coastal subjects at a pivotal time in his career when he was living at Sandycombe Lodge.
Turner’s English Coasts
10am to 4pm
Twickenham
Closing soon Sun, 5th September
2021-05-22
2021-09-05
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
Closing soon Sun, 5th September
2021-05-17
2021-09-05

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 1st September 2021

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-01
2021-09-01
Discover the secrets of London in our walking tour of Covent Garden, Kingsway, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Victoria Embankment.
 11:30am to 1:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
2021-09-01
2021-09-01
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
2021-09-01
2021-09-01