The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 30th September.


Top events in London on Thu 30th Sep 2021

In conversation with fellow author and historian Peter Frankopan Colin describes the dramatic journey he embarked upon for his latest new book, The Amur River.
6pm to 7:30pm
 
The Amur River by Colin Thubron

Online events / webinars

Discover the story of a priory that became a parish church that became a Cathedral Southwark Cathedral has had a long and distinguished history with over 900 years of Christian witness and mission
10:30am to 11:30am
 
Southwark Cathedral Tour: Over 900 Years of History!
This talk looks at how a newcomer to London found a room and what life was like in a crowded house shared with strangers who were subsidising the household budget.
2pm to 3pm
 
Lodging in Georgian London
Explore the idea of Collecting Covid-19 with the Natasha McEnroe, Keeper of Medicine at the Wellcome Galleries in the Science Museum.
6pm to 7pm
 
 Collecting Covid-19: In Conversation with Natasha McEnroe
Lee Jackson talks about his book "Dirty Old London", explaining how the nineteenth century capital struggled to stem a rising tide of filth, from toxic pollution of the Thames to disposing of mountains of 'dust' (household rubbish).
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Dirty Old London - An Online Talk by Lee Jackson
Here's your opportunity to celebrate the series' 10th anniversary with the author himself, Ben Aaronovitch.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Centenary of the Rivers of London  with Ben Aaronovitch
At our online lecture, Tracy Borman presents the history of witches and what happened to them in Stuart England
7pm to 8pm
 
James I and the English Witch Hunts

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie.
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
11am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions.
Treasures of the RSM
9:30am to 6pm
Harley Street
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
Wizardry in Wood 2021
Wizardry in Wood 2021 presents beautiful and amazing works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.
Wizardry in Wood 2021
10am to 4pm
Mayfair
Closes today
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closes tomorrow
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
IKONA | Wise Women
Contemporary multimedia portrait series showcasing mighty women including cultural activists, journalists, creatives and filmmakers will go on display this October at Hoxton Arches.
IKONA | Wise Women
10am to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closes tomorrow
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closes tomorrow
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction.
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closes tomorrow
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
The Charlie Phillips Archive
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill.
The Charlie Phillips Archive
12pm to 8pm
Southwark
Closes tomorrow
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
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
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
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
2021-09-30
2021-09-30

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 30th 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
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-09-30
2021-09-30
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
2021-09-30
2021-09-30