The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 1st October.


Top events in London on Fri 1st Oct 2021

Join Judith Mackrell as she explores the lives of six wartime journalists and their struggles to overcome bureaucracy and prejudice while reporting from the front lines.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
Going with the Boys

 

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
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
JR: Chronicles
The largest solo museum exhibition to date in London of the internationally recognised French artist JR, featuring some of his most iconic projects from the past fifteen years.
JR: Chronicles
10am to 5pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 3rd October
2021-06-04
2021-10-03
Gail Brodholt | Back to Black
This new collection focuses on Gail’s monochrome linocuts, which are re-workings of some of her earlier, favourite colour prints.
Gail Brodholt | Back to Black
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 3rd October
2021-09-01
2021-10-03
RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show
Running parallel to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, this exhibition features more than 200 of the best botanical artwork and garden photography
RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 3rd October
2021-09-18
2021-10-03
Back Lit by Andrew Gibson
The work in this exhibition is painted mostly on objects that the artist has salvaged from the streets and buildings of London.
Back Lit by Andrew Gibson
11am to 6pm
Stoke Newington
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-09-18
2021-10-09

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 1st October 2021

A free lunchtime talk in our new space at Coal Drops Yard and learn about London’s historical and physical development.
 12:30pm to 1pm
 
 Kings Cross
2021-10-01
2021-10-01

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 1st October 2021

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-01
2021-10-01
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-10-01
2021-10-01