The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 22nd October.


Top events in London on Fri 22nd Oct 2021

Waterloo Uncovered present this unique exhibition offering the first chance to see a brand new and highly accurate diorama of the Battle of Waterloo.
10am to 5pm
 
Chelsea
Waterloo Remodelled
This talk will consider the long and tumultuous history of institutional libraries, from the first mediaeval monasteries to the national, academic and heritage libraries of the present day.
5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Southwark
Enjoy cocktails, cabaret and crafts whilst immersing yourself in the Noël Coward: Art & Style exhibition.
6:30pm to 10pm
 
City of London
Noël Coward Gallery Late
Novelist Chloe Aridjis, current writer in residence at Swedenborg House, will give a magic lantern presentation in Swedenborg Hall.
7pm to 9pm
 
Bloomsbury
Stiled shadows: A magic latern show
Come with David Baddiel on a comedy journey into our culture’s most dank virtual underground in his brand new one-man show.
8pm to :
 
Southwark
David Baddiel - Trolls: Not the Dolls

Online events / webinars

London, 1938. Alma Fielding - an ordinary young woman - begins to experience truly bizarre supernatural events in her suburban home.
2pm to 3pm
 
In conversation with Kate Summerscale: The Haunting of Alma Fielding
The launch of Carol Webley-Brown's memoirs about her experiences in the NHS, 1979 - 2021
6pm to 7pm
 

 

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 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
2021-09-22
2021-10-22
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
Julian Opie
£7.70  
Pitzhanger presents a new body of work by renowned British artist Julian Opie, including site specific pieces, focusing on architecture, people and nature.
Julian Opie
10am to 5pm
Ealing
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-06-25
2021-10-24
MCM Comic Con
A three-day celebration of all things pop culture.
MCM Comic Con
All Day
Victoria Dock
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-10-22
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 8:30pm
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 9pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 24th October
2021-05-18
2021-10-24

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 22nd October 2021

A free lunchtime talk in our new space at Coal Drops Yard and learn about London’s historical and physical development.
 12:30pm to 1pm
 
 Kings Cross
2021-10-22
2021-10-22

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 22nd October 2021

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-22
2021-10-22
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-10-22
2021-10-22