The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 6th October.


Top events in London on Wed 6th Oct 2021

A chance to see both textile and woodworking wizardry in a beautifully restored Mission Hall in Leytonstone.
10am to 6pm
 
Open House at Aylmer Hall Studios
Curator of instruments Barbara Meyer and luthiers present violin making inspired by the famous Cremonese classical instrument-making community, 1550–1750.
12pm to :
 
Camden
From Cremona to London
This lecture will critically assess the myth of England's story as a 'sacred white space' and examine the evidence for diversity in medieval and early modern history.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Blacks Britannica: Diversity in Medieval and Early Modern England
Adam Bray talks with three experts about their beautiful papers, the techniques and history behind them and how and why we should use wallpaper today.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Ealing
The Art of Wallpaper
Armistead Maupin, the beloved author and LGBTQI+ activist, recounts his favourite tales and shares his observations about the world today with actor Russell Tovey.
7:30pm to :
 
Southwark
An Evening with Armistead Maupin

Online events / webinars

Launching the NLA research paper Resilient London: confronting climate change, this webinar discusses priorities for for climate resilience.
10am to 11am
 
Resilient London: confronting climate change – report launch
These monthly talks explore the story of the clock tower from its beginnings, to the most complex conservation project in its history.
6pm to 7pm
 
Elizabeth Tower: from construction to conservation
A regular monthly meeting to explore lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual and queer histories
6pm to 7pm
 
Outloud LGBTQ+ Salon
The second lecture in this series on Late Victorian and Edwardian London's development covers the 1880's and 1890's in the British capital.
7pm to 10pm
 
Andrew Saint: London 1870-1914: a City at its Zenith- Part 2

 

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
Closes today
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
Closes today
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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 tomorrow
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
Closing soon Sun, 17th October
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
2021-10-06
2021-10-06

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 6th October 2021

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-06
2021-10-06
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
2021-10-06
2021-10-06