The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 16th September.


Top events in London on Thu 16th Sep 2021

This lecture observes how music is a highly effective tool in the promotion of cultural and personal nostalgia.
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Nostalgia and Music

Online events / webinars

Online presentation about the 223 year history of the Thames River Police
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
The History of the Thames River Police - An Online Talk by Robert Jeffries
Join Arthur Turrell as he explores the past, present and future of fusion power
7pm to 8:30pm
 
The star builders: Nuclear fusion and the race to power the planet

 

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
Royal Society of Sculptors summer exhibition
The Royal Society of Sculptors annual Summer Exhibition returns, featuring a curated selection of works from members and fellows.
Royal Society of Sculptors summer exhibition
11am to 5pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sat, 18th September
2021-08-25
2021-09-18
No Comply
Free  
An exhibition exploring the phenomena of skateboarding and the impact of its culture and communities on the UK over the past 45 years.
No Comply
12pm to 8pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 19th September
2021-07-19
2021-09-19
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
A new photographic art display exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens.
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 19th September
2021-05-17
2021-09-19
The Secret World of Plants
Embrace the wonderfully weird world of plant biodiversity through newly commissioned interactive art installations using music, sound and colour.
The Secret World of Plants
10am to 6pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sun, 19th September
2021-05-01
2021-09-19
Michael Armitage - Paradise Edict
An exciting new force in painting, Michael Armitage draws from Titian, Goya, Manet and Gauguin to explore East African culture and folklore.
Michael Armitage - Paradise Edict
11am to 5pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 19th September
2021-05-22
2021-09-19
Omniscience
An exhibition of panorama photos of the ceilings of Cathedrals.
Omniscience
7:30am to 4pm
City of London
Closing soon Fri, 24th September
2021-09-13
2021-09-24

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 16th September 2021

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-16
2021-09-16
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-16
2021-09-16
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-09-16
2021-09-16
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
2021-09-16
2021-09-16