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

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
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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
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
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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
Closes today
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
Closes today
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
Closes today
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
Closes today
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
Closes today
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
2021-10-19
2021-10-19
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
2021-10-19
2021-10-19

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
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A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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