The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 4th September.


Top events in London on Sat 4th Sep 2021

Around 40 vintage boats will fill St Katherine Docks next to Tower Bridge.
All Day
 
Wapping
Classic Boat Festival
Dozens of local society stands, local history experts and bookstalls will be on hand.
10am to 4:30pm
 
Kennington
The Worshipful Company of Cutlers will open their doors to the public for an exhibition of mudlarking finds and knives recovered from the River Thames.
10am to 4pm
 
City of London
Mudlarking Exhibition @ Cutler's Hall
Monthly opening of the museum dedicated to the life and work of the "lady with the lamp".
10am to 4pm
 
Southwark
Monthly opening of the Florence Nightingale Museum
Roughly monthly open day at a most unusual museum in an old barn.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Upminster
 Occasional open day at the Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia
They run tours of the cemetery, visits to the chapel and crypt - not usually open - guidance on family history, plus food and drinks at the café.
11am to 5pm
 
Peckham
Nunhead Cemetery's annual open day
Traditional village fete, held near Denmark Hill
12pm to 6:30pm
 
Camberwell
Ruskin Park fete
There will be all the familiar traditional attractions for a village fete - dog shows, food, coconut shies, etc.
12pm to 5pm
 
East Dulwich
Peckham Rye Park Summer Fete

Online events / webinars

A chance to explore the eye-catching 1930s cinema designs of a highly individual architect.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Curves and Streamlines - the cinemas of Frank E Bromige

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie.
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
11am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closes today
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions.
Treasures of the RSM
9:30am to 6pm
Harley Street
Closes today
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
Wizardry in Wood 2021
Wizardry in Wood 2021 presents beautiful and amazing works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.
Wizardry in Wood 2021
10am to 4pm
Mayfair
Closes tomorrow
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
IKONA | Wise Women
Contemporary multimedia portrait series showcasing mighty women including cultural activists, journalists, creatives and filmmakers will go on display this October at Hoxton Arches.
IKONA | Wise Women
10am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
The Charlie Phillips Archive
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill.
The Charlie Phillips Archive
12pm to 8pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
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
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
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
2021-09-04
2021-09-04

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 4th September 2021

Follow in Johnson's footsteps and explore the courts and alleys off Fleet Street with an experienced City Guide.
 Starts at 2am
 
 Holborn
2021-09-04
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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
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
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
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
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
2021-09-04
2021-09-04
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-04
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