The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 13th October.


Top events in London on Wed 13th Oct 2021

In this lecture, Lord Patten will discuss China and A New World Disorder.
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Whitehall
Join Paul Shearing as he tells the story of how the ability to store energy is continuing to shape the world we live in
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Hanover Square
From Galvani to Gigafactories: how batteries have tamed electricity to power the modern world

Online events / webinars

Walking tour exploring the history of Vauxhall and Nine Elms ​A riverside area larger than Monaco is being redeveloped to provide 20,000 new homes and 25,000 jobs
11am to 1pm
 
In search of Vauxhall and Nine Elms
Explore the less well-known (but not necessarily lesser) works of the great auteur director Robert Altman
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
The Play’s the Thing: Robert Altman in the 1980s
The third lecture in this series on Late Victorian and Edwardian London's development covers the Edwardian period in the British Capital.
7pm to 10pm
 
Andrew Saint: London 1870-1914: a City at its Zenith- Part 3
This talk series conveys the excitement, diversity and richness of London at a time when the city was arguably at the height of its power, uniqueness and attraction.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
London 1870-1914: a City at its Zenith- Part 3
This talk will celebrate the creativity of the thousands of women who took stand at the protests, and whose struggle and tenacity continues to inspire and motivate activists today.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Women for peace: Greenham Common

 

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
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
The Story of Swedenborg in 27 Objects
An exhibition of 27 treasures from the Swedenborg collection exploring the life and legacy of Emanuel Swedenborg.
The Story of Swedenborg in 27 Objects
11am to 5pm
Bloomsbury
Closing soon Wed, 15th December
2021-06-23
2021-12-15
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
2021-07-19
2021-10-15
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
2021-09-10
2021-10-15
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
Closing soon Sat, 16th October
2021-10-13
2021-10-16
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
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
2021-07-23
2021-10-17
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
2021-08-11
2021-10-17
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
2021-06-30
2021-10-17

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 13th 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
2021-10-13
2021-10-13
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
2021-10-13
2021-10-13