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

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
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
Making Paradise
An exhibition exploring the concept of Eden through Art & Islamic Garden Design
Making Paradise
10am to 4pm
Kings Cross
Closing soon Thu, 30th September
2021-04-29
2021-09-30
The Story of Oxford House
This large scale timeline and exhibition in the gallery tells you some of the extraordinary story within the wider context of the changing East End.
The Story of Oxford House
10am to 5pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Thu, 30th September
2021-06-08
2021-09-30
Tangerine Dream: Zeitraffer
An analogue journey through unseen footage, unpublished articles and original synthesizers with one of electronic music's pioneering groups.
Tangerine Dream: Zeitraffer
9:30am to 7:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Thu, 30th September
2021-07-19
2021-09-30
500 Years of Mischief and Mayhem in Greenwich
Original artworks and illustrations from his booklets, inspired by the art in the Painted Hall, will be on display.
500 Years of Mischief and Mayhem in Greenwich
10am to 5pm
Greenwich
Closing soon Thu, 30th September
2021-05-17
2021-09-30
Ohio Lands: Heap of Testimony - Paintings by Eric Wright
This exhibition is an intense investigation of a place half-remembered and half-remade by fantasy - both the artist's own and those protruding, live and dead, from the past.
Ohio Lands: Heap of Testimony - Paintings by Eric Wright
12pm to 5:30pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sat, 2nd October
2021-09-09
2021-10-02

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