The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 24th October.


Top events in London on Sun 24th Oct 2021

Little Amal, a 3.5 metre-tall puppet of a young refugee girl is walking across Europe, and this weekend will be in London.
All Day
 
Amal - a giant walking puppet visits London
This event features extensive bus displays, including rarely-seen early examples, as well as wonderful examples of other commercial transport such as taxis, military & emergency vehicles.
10am to 5pm
 
Weybridge
London Bus Museum Transportfest
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association annual flagship event.
11am to 5pm
 
Chelsea
Firsts, London's Rare Book Fair
Over 300 tattoo artists will be filling Alexandra Palace for the weekend.
11am to 6pm
 
Wood Green
The Great British Tattoo Show
The 35 acre Beale Arboretum consists of over 800 varieties of trees and shrubs, incl National Collection of Hornbeam cultivars.
1pm to 4pm
 
Barnet
Visit a garden - West Lodge Park Hadley Wood
Donald MacKenzie, organist from London’s Odeon Luxe Leicester Square, accompanies the silent film 'Nosferatu' in this pre-Halloween event.
3pm to 6pm
 
Brentford
Silent Film: Nosferatu with Wurlitzer accompaniment by Donald MacKenzie

Online events / webinars

Guided walk through Kings Cross and St Pancras hearing the history and seeing the developments
11am to 12:30pm
 
Kings Cross: Wrong Side of the Tracks? Look Up London Walking Tour
Author Victoria Price will present an intimate glimpse into her famous father’s life and career.
1:30pm to :
 

 

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
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 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
Agatha Christie
An exhibition on perhaps the Isokon’s most renowned resident: Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie
11am to 4pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-02
2021-10-31

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 24th 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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24

Tours of Kensal Green Cemetery

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 24th 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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
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
2021-10-24
2021-10-24
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2021-10-24
2021-10-24