The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 3rd September.


Top events in London on Fri 3rd Sep 2021

Join former Brixmis officer Major General Peter Williams as he discusses East German intelligence operations against the Allied military liaison missions during the Cold War.
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
 Athenstedt: A Cold War Cold Case - The Stasi Versus Brixmis
Over the next few weeks, a walking boat will be in the Royal Docks - and yes, it's art.
4:30pm to 5:30pm
 
Victoria Dock
Walking boat demonstration

Online events / webinars

Exploring the records of church and state, Paul Dryburgh examines how society dealt with dramatically changed circumstances and how the country attempted to recover from the pandemic.
2pm to 3pm
 
Recovery from the Black Death in late-medieval Britain and Ireland
Join exhibition project curator, Francesca Bologna and from Rome's Museo Nazionale Romano (National Roman Museum) Carlotta Caruso and Sara Colantonio as they explore Nero's rule through some of the objects in the Museo Nazionale Romano's collection
5pm to 6pm
 

 

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
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
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
Closing soon Sat, 4th September
2021-05-19
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 9pm
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


Regular Events - Friday 3rd September 2021

A free lunchtime talk in our new space at Coal Drops Yard and learn about London’s historical and physical development.
 12:30pm to 1pm
 
 Kings Cross
2021-09-03
2021-09-03

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 3rd September 2021

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-03
2021-09-03
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-03
2021-09-03