The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 27th October.


Top events in London on Wed 27th Oct 2021

St Bride Foundation, located behind Fleet Street, houses the history of print and the skills that made Fleet Street the undisputed home of printing and publishing in London.
11am to 1pm
 
City of London
Occasional tour of the St Bride Foundation
Free
This lecture will look at novelists who raise plot to a literary art.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Plot
Halloween tours of Horace Walpole's gothic castle, Strawberry Hill.
Starts at 6:30pm
 
Twickenham
Gothic Twilight Tours

Online events / webinars

In a presentation chiming with Old Lord Mayor's Show Day, City Guide Lester Hillman explores the legend and myth.
2pm to 3pm
 
Will Power: Dick Whittington's Legacy
A talk about the myths of cleanliness amongst poor people.
5:15pm to 7pm
 
Join a panel of nursing experts chaired by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to find out why patients need well-educated nurses.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
In Conversation with Nursing Pioneers: Do patients need educated nurses?

 

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
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
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
Asante Goldweights
A display of Asante treasures from Ghana, shedding light on 19th-century collecting and the British Empire.
Asante Goldweights
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-05-19
2021-10-31
West Indian Soldier
Discover the shared military heritage between the UK and the Caribbean in this special exhibition exploring the role of West Indian soldiers in the British Army.
West Indian Soldier
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-05-19
2021-10-31
Japan at Kew Gardens
Come to Kew Gardens this autumn to explore the fascinating plants, art and culture of Japan.
Japan at Kew Gardens
10am to 4pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-02
2021-10-31
 Smoke & Spiders
As dusk falls, the park will come to life with ghoulish greenery, giant spiders and the odd surprise to delight children and adults of all ages.
 Smoke & Spiders
5pm to 9pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-22
2021-10-31
Keats200 - Outdoor Exhibition
Discover the life and works of John Keats - Londoner, medic and poet - on the bicentenary of his death in 1821.
Keats200 - Outdoor Exhibition
All Day
Tower Hill
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-10-04
2021-10-31
Paddington: The Story of a Bear
Featuring over 50 books, documents, film clips and original artworks, the exhibition explores Michael Bond’s creation of Paddington, from his arrival in the UK from Peru, to finding a new home, and his adventures in London.
Paddington: The Story of a Bear
9:30am to 5:30pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-07-09
2021-10-31
This exhibition invites you to step inside the story and characters of one of the world’s most iconic graphic novels: V for Vendetta.
10:30am to 5:30pm
New Oxford Street
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
2021-07-09
2021-10-31

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 27th October 2021

Discover how the society and politics of Dickens’s London influenced Oliver Twist and led to Dickens becoming regarded as a great social reformer of Victorian England.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27