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

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
2021-09-27
2021-10-22
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
2021-12-15
2021-10-22
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
An exhibition examining the cultural, social and political effects of software on contemporary society, by US artist Ben Grosser.
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
1pm to 6pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sat, 23rd October
2021-10-22
2021-10-23
 Dance Can’t Nice: Exploring London’s Black music spaces
Celebrating south London’s music scene, Music Curator Adem Holness highlights the relationship between Black British music and physical space.
 Dance Can’t Nice: Exploring London’s Black music spaces
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
Julian Opie
£7.70  
Pitzhanger presents a new body of work by renowned British artist Julian Opie, including site specific pieces, focusing on architecture, people and nature.
Julian Opie
10am to 5pm
Ealing
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
MCM Comic Con
A three-day celebration of all things pop culture.
MCM Comic Con
All Day
Victoria Dock
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
Nero - The man behind the myth
This exhibition explores the true story of Rome's fifth emperor informed by new research and archaeological evidence from the time, challenging the biased historical accounts written after Nero’s death that have shaped his legacy.
Nero - The man behind the myth
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
Paula Rego
£18  
The largest and most comprehensive retrospective of Paula Rego’s work to date.
Paula Rego
10am to 5pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-23
2021-10-24
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired subcultures and shaken the world of fashion.
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
UK Coloured Pencil Society 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition
The annual international open exhibition of the UK Coloured Pencil Society is this year celebrating 20 years of promoting fine art in coloured pencil.
UK Coloured Pencil Society 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-24
2021-10-24

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