The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 19th October.


Top events in London on Tue 19th Oct 2021

A talk about how Shakespeare's familiar plays Othello and Romeo and Juliet reflect the early modern preoccupation with race.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Shakespeare, Race and Performance
An evening with Ian Keable as he details some of the most bamboozling hoaxes of the 18th Century.
6:30pm to :
 
Euston
Dr Sarah Arnold will discuss threats to pollinators in our human-dominated world, and some of the things we as individuals can do to support populations in the future.
7pm to 8pm
 
Dulwich
Fantastic Flowers and the Creatures that Pollinate Them
The launch of a major new work on the origins of human society, and all that has followed.
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
Camden
 The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

Online events / webinars

Peter Collinson was a successful Quaker merchant, a passionate botanist and a correspondent to Linnaeus. A talk offering a view into his life.
2pm to 3pm
 
Linnean Lens: Peter Collinson's Commonplace Books
This talk examines the role that forgery, reproduction, falsified ‘improvements’, and restorations had to the grand tourist’s experience in eighteenth-century Italy.
6:30pm to :
 
Collecting and Displaying Fakes and Copies in the Eighteenth-Century Home
Join Mary Roach as she explorers what happens when humanity and nature bump up against each other
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Animal vegetable criminal: When nature breaks the law

 

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
Windows of the Soul
Windows of the Soul is a grassroots art project, which seeks to communicate the perspectives of those living with visual impairment.
Windows of the Soul
12pm to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 23rd October
2021-10-15
2021-10-23
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
An exhibition examining the cultural, social and political effects of software on contemporary society, by US artist Ben Grosser.
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
1pm to 6pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sat, 23rd October
2021-09-09
2021-10-23
Paula Rego
£18  
The largest and most comprehensive retrospective of Paula Rego’s work to date.
Paula Rego
10am to 5pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-07
2021-10-24
Nero - The man behind the myth
This exhibition explores the true story of Rome's fifth emperor informed by new research and archaeological evidence from the time, challenging the biased historical accounts written after Nero’s death that have shaped his legacy.
Nero - The man behind the myth
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-05-27
2021-10-24
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired subcultures and shaken the world of fashion.
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-05-18
2021-10-24
UK Coloured Pencil Society 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition
The annual international open exhibition of the UK Coloured Pencil Society is this year celebrating 20 years of promoting fine art in coloured pencil.
UK Coloured Pencil Society 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-14
2021-10-24
 Dance Can’t Nice: Exploring London’s Black music spaces
Celebrating south London’s music scene, Music Curator Adem Holness highlights the relationship between Black British music and physical space.
 Dance Can’t Nice: Exploring London’s Black music spaces
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-07-23
2021-10-24
Larking: The Thames and Beyond
An exhibition to celebrate the release of A Field Guide to Larking by Lara Maiklem, author of the bestselling Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames
Larking: The Thames and Beyond
All Day
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 30th October
2021-07-21
2021-10-30

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 19th October 2021

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
2021-10-19
2021-10-19