The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 10th October.


Top events in London on Sun 10th Oct 2021

A gala weekend to celebrate the Epping Ongar Railway's links with London Transport.
All Day
 
North Weald
London Transport Weekend
One of the biggest events of the year at Brooklands, celebrating the UK’s obsession with all things Italian.
8:30am to 5pm
 
Weybridge
Italian Car Day
Reopening of the Victorian steam pumping museum, with steam engines working and model locomotives on display.
10am to 4pm
 
Brentford
Autumn Steam Up
Japanese gin tasting from KI NO BI, a small-batch, artisanal gin created at The Kyoto Distillery.
1pm to 4pm
 
Kensington
KI NO BI Gin Tasting
In his talk Andrew Reynolds will examine the emergence and development of churches and churchyards in London.
1:30pm to :
 
North Kensington
A flypast of four US military jets will take place over the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as part of a US football event.
Starts at 2pm
 
Tottenham
A talk about five notorious London murders.
3:30pm to :
 
North Kensington

Online events / webinars

Fun-filled walk uncovering Fleet Street's hidden history
11am to 12:30pm
 
Secrets of Fleet Street - London Walking Tour
So, let us explore the Cornish Pobel Vean, just how harmless are they really?
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Piskies & Pobel Vean: Cornwall's Capricious Little Folk/ Siân Esther Powell

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Kasama Potters Project
The Kasama Potters project brings together thirty-four Japanese ceramicists from Kasama.
Kasama Potters Project
10am to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Mon, 8th November
2021-10-05
2021-11-08
Lines of Possibilities: Taiwanese Rush Weaving
An exhibition examining the industry’s innovative nature, presenting the unique depth of rush weaving’s aesthetics and its historical value to Taiwan.
Lines of Possibilities: Taiwanese Rush Weaving
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 9th October
2021-10-02
2021-10-09
Falling Birds
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world.
Falling Birds
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 10th October
2021-05-17
2021-10-10
Christabel Balfour Open Studios
Visitors can see the entire process of creating handwoven textiles, from setting up the warp, weaving both tapestries and rugs, and finally taking the finished piece off the loom.
Christabel Balfour Open Studios
12pm to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 10th October
2021-10-04
2021-10-10
Strawberry Hill Flower Festival
The Flower Festival brings together over 30 florists and designers sharing their own artistic visions inspired by native flowers and foliage, plus dried and natural elements.
Strawberry Hill Flower Festival
11am to 4pm
Twickenham
Closing soon Sun, 10th October
2021-10-08
2021-10-10
Discovered: Designers for Tomorrow
20 designers have been invited to think about their experiences of a pandemic world.
Discovered: Designers for Tomorrow
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 10th October
2021-09-13
2021-10-10
Crafting a Difference at the Argentine Ambassador’s Residence
Five leading contemporary craft galleries on display in the historic, 19th-century official residence of the Argentine ambassador.
Crafting a Difference at the Argentine Ambassador’s Residence
12pm to 5pm
Belgravia
Closing soon Sun, 10th October
2021-10-04
2021-10-10
Hand & Lock: Behind the Scenes of a 250-Year-Old Embroidery House
Embroiderers to the British Royal Family, Savile Row and top European designers, Hand & Lock opens its doors for one week to offer an insight into Britain’s oldest embroidery house.
Hand & Lock: Behind the Scenes of a 250-Year-Old Embroidery House
10am to 4:30pm
Belgravia
Closing soon Sun, 10th October
2021-10-04
2021-10-10
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
12pm to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Fri, 15th October
2021-09-10
2021-10-15
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
2021-07-15
2021-10-17

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 10th October 2021

Weekly guided tours run by the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery of London's first great garden cemetery which has more notable monuments and residents than any other.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 North Kensington
2021-10-10
2021-10-10

Tours of Kensal Green Cemetery

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 10th October 2021

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
Volunteer-led walks through a 21 acre memorial landscape steeped in social history from the Victorian Jewish community through to the present day.
 11am to 12:15pm
 
 Willesden
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
Discover how the society and politics of Dickens’s London influenced Oliver Twist and led to Dickens becoming regarded as a great social reformer of Victorian England.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
Two-hour walking tour of London's first great garden cemetery which became the most prestigious in Victorian Britain and has more listed monuments than any other.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 North Kensington
2021-10-10
2021-10-10
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2021-10-10
2021-10-10