The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 19th September.


Top events in London on Sun 19th Sep 2021

A weekend festival of talks, performances, workshops, food and music, exploring home and belonging.
11am to 5pm
 
Bethnal Green
A note that there will be a flypast over East and Central London, likely to be by vintage aircraft from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
11:45am to 12:45pm
 
Military flypast over London
Open day with demonstrations, look around a fire engine, and use the fire hoses.
12pm to 4:30pm
 
Richmond
Richmond fire station open day
Members of Second Floor Studios & Arts community will open their workspace doors allowing the public to enter, view, and purchase original works of art
12pm to 6pm
 
New Cross
Open Studios - Second Floor Studios & Arts
Big garden for London, thickly enclosed by ivy, roses and jasmine, crowded with plants, many unusual
1pm to 5pm
 
Stoke Newington
Visit a garden - Manor Road (Stoke Newington)
Join Suresh Singh and Bishopsgate Institute archivist Stefan Dickers to reflect on being born and bred in Brick Lane.
2pm to :
 
Whitechapel
Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh

Online events / webinars

Carl Hoffman will talk about his book – Savage Harvest - The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961
8pm to 10pm
 
The Death of Michael Rockefeller - Carl Hoffman - Zoom Lecture

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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
11am to 6pm
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
CorporateQueer
A photography exhibition representing and recognising the LGBT+ community and their contribution to the world of work, in The City of London and beyond.
CorporateQueer
10am to 6pm
City of London
Closing soon Fri, 24th September
2021-09-10
2021-09-24
Agatha Christie
An exhibition on perhaps the Isokon’s most renowned resident: Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie
11am to 4pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Sun, 26th September
2021-05-22
2021-09-26
Van Gough Alive
This summer, Kensington Gardens will host Van Gogh Alive, an immersive “experience” based around the life and work of the Dutch artist.
Van Gough Alive
All Day
Paddington
Closing soon Sun, 26th September
2021-06-04
2021-09-26
Quentin Blake: Gifted
Enjoy works from Quentin Blake from two emotive series, Children and Dogs, and Children, Birds & Dogs.
Quentin Blake: Gifted
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 26th September
2021-06-25
2021-09-26

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 19th September 2021

Weekly guided tours run by the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery of London's first great garden cemetery which has more notable monuments and residents than any other.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 North Kensington
2021-09-19
2021-09-19

Tours of Kensal Green Cemetery

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 19th September 2021

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
Volunteer-led walks through a 21 acre memorial landscape steeped in social history from the Victorian Jewish community through to the present day.
 11am to 12:15pm
 
 Willesden
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2021-09-19
2021-09-19
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-19
2021-09-19