The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 25th September.


Top events in London on Sat 25th Sep 2021

See the finds and learn about recent excavations at Holy Family Catholic Technology College.
10am to 4pm
 
Discover Walthamstow’s past through archaeology
A street party to celebrate the opening of the Northern line extension to Battersea.
11am to 6pm
 
South Lambeth
Northern line extension street party
Occasional open days at the overflow depot where the London Transport Museum stores its trains and most of its unseen collection.
11am to 5pm
 
Acton
Acton Depot open days
A day of vintage shopping, bringing vintage traders selling fashion, menswear, jewellery, homeware, furniture, posters, maps, vinyl records, collectables and more
11am to 5pm
 
Islington
Pop Up Vintage Fashion & Homeware Event

 

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
Chelsea in Bloom 2021
Around 70 shops, restaurants and hotels will be decorated with floral displays for the week.
Chelsea in Bloom 2021
All Day
City of London
Closing soon Sat, 25th September
2021-09-20
2021-09-25
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
Naturally Brilliant Colour
Experience colour like never before in an exhibition that celebrates the spectacular shades of the natural world.
Naturally Brilliant Colour
10am to 5pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sun, 26th September
2021-05-17
2021-09-26
Borrowed Faces: Future Recall
This exhibition looks at the Cold War and its effect on cultural practices in the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa region, which generated one of the most fertile periods in the history of Arab culture and publishing.
Borrowed Faces: Future Recall
11am to 6pm
Earls Court
Closing soon Sun, 26th September
2021-06-25
2021-09-26

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 25th September 2021

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
Discover how Ada Salter transformed the Dockland area of Bermondsey with trees and flowers on this Thames side walk
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Rotherhithe
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-09-25
2021-09-25
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-09-25
2021-09-25