The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 10th September.


Top events in London on Fri 10th Sep 2021

Join Dr Emily Mayhew as she examines the achievements and the failings of the medical profession during the war in Afghanistan.
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
A Heavy Reckoning
A talk about how the award of the Military Medal to WAAF members impacted on the WAAF’s development, perceptions of women in the services
12:30pm to :
 
Colindale
Women in the Battle of Britain — A catalyst for change?

Online events / webinars

Explore objects in the collection linked to the themes of desire, love and identity.
1pm to 2:10pm
 

 

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
D’Stassi Art Presents Shipwreck: New Work  by Peter Opheim
For the exhibition, the gallery will be transformed into an overgrown, supernaturally lit terrain inspired by the scene depicted in the painting the exhibition takes its name from.
D’Stassi Art Presents Shipwreck: New Work  by Peter Opheim
10am to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Thu, 7th October
2021-09-10
2021-10-07
On Tenterhooks
Inspired by artist Anna Ray’s Huguenot ancestors who settled in Spitalfields as textile makers in the 18th century, the exhibition, On Tenterhooks explores the past and present of textile making.
On Tenterhooks
8am to 6pm
City of London
Closing soon Thu, 1st October
2021-09-04
2020-10-01
Chintz: Cotton in Bloom
A collection with an extraordinary story, spanning hundreds of years and thousands of miles.
Chintz: Cotton in Bloom
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 11th September
2021-06-14
2021-09-11
Epic Iran
£18  
Epic Iran explores 5,000 years of Iranian art, design and culture, bringing together over 300 objects from ancient, Islamic and contemporary Iran.
Epic Iran
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 12th September
2021-05-29
2021-09-12
Miniature Books
This display showcases some of the miniature books submitted by children during the Covid lockdown.
Miniature Books
9:30am to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 12th September
2021-08-07
2021-09-12
Turner's Modern World
This landmark exhibition brings together major works by Turner from Tate and other collections, including The Fighting Temeraire 1839 and Rail, Steam and Speed 1844.
Turner's Modern World
10am to 5pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 12th September
2021-05-17
2021-09-12
Take One Picture 2021
Featuring works by children from 30 different primary schools, the exhibition showcases the richness of children's creative responses – from armoured beasts and shining shields to plumed helmets and printed flowers.
Take One Picture 2021
10am to 9pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 12th September
2021-06-17
2021-09-12
 Wartime London: Art of the Blitz
This curated selection of artworks, on display for a limited time only, shines a new light on the experiences of ordinary people forced into new patterns of living by Nazi air raids.
 Wartime London: Art of the Blitz
10am to 6pm
Whitehall
Closing soon Sun, 12th September
2021-05-19
2021-09-12

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 10th 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
2021-09-10
2021-09-10

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 10th 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
2021-09-10
2021-09-10
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-10
2021-09-10