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
Four open days in October to see around the former Archbishop of Canterbury's palace, which is now a school.
Starts at 1:30pm
 
Croydon
Free
This lecture will look at novelists who raise plot to a literary art.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Plot
A tour into the gothic history of Abney Park Cemetery with the exclusive opportunity to come into Abney after dark.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Stoke Newington
After Dark Gothic Halloween Tour
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
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

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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27
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
2021-10-27
2021-10-27

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