The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 17th September.


Top events in London on Fri 17th Sep 2021

A street festival that will host a series of activities, workshops, live music, film screenings and performances.
11am to 8pm
 
Camden
Join David Wells as he explores the service of the West India Regiments in Britain’s early 19th-century military campaigns against France and America.
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
 The West India Regiments in the Napoleonic Wars
This illustrated talk will trace its story from its origins to demolition in 1962.
6pm to 7pm
 
Southwark
The Waterloo Shot Tower – A Biography

Online events / webinars

A talk by Andrew Lane, Education Officer, Guildhall Art Gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre
1pm to 2pm
 
London's Roman Amphitheatre

 

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


Regular Events - Friday 17th 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
2021-09-17
2021-09-17

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 17th 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
2021-09-17
2021-09-17
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-17
2021-09-17