The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 2nd November.


Top events in London on Tue 2nd Nov 2021

The ethos of St John, our operational challenges and successes, and our vision for the future are discussed in this lecture.
6pm to 7pm
 
City of London
St John in Jerusalem: Ancient order, Modern Hospital
Using writings about nineteenth-century British figures alongside images of them, Professor Ludmilla Jordanova will explore the intertwined roles of biography and portraiture in public history
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Portraits, Biographies and Public History
A talk about how the handshake took over as a greeting in Georgian England.
6:30pm to :
 
Harley Street
The Eighteenth-Century Advent of the Egalitarian Handshake
Duncan Bowie, of the Dulwich Society, will talk about a group of Dulwich based communists in the post war period.
8pm to 9pm
 
Dulwich

Online events / webinars

Alec Forshaw, historian & urban designer will trace the origins & history of the terraced house in Bloomsbury
7:01pm to 10pm
 
Origin and history of the terraced house

 

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
Zsolt Bodoni – Hybrids
An exhibition of works by Zsolt Bodoni, a prominent Hungarian visual artist and painter who primarily works with oil and acrylic on canvas.
Zsolt Bodoni – Hybrids
10am to 7pm
Covent Garden
Closing soon Wed, 3rd November
2021-10-08
2021-11-03
Londons – The Polycentric City
A display of photographs of London from eight different perspectives, rejecting a single, monolithic view in favour of a fragmentary, multifarious mosaic.
Londons – The Polycentric City
9am to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Thu, 4th November
2021-09-17
2021-11-04
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
A new photographic art display exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens.
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Closing soon Sun, 7th November
2021-09-20
2021-11-07
Tokyo 1964: Designing Tomorrow
This exhibition explores the pioneering design strategy and lasting legacy of the historic Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games.
Tokyo 1964: Designing Tomorrow
10am to 8pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 7th November
2021-08-05
2021-11-07
'Series N700S' Shinkansen railway model
A model of Japan's newest 'bullet train' is on display inside Japan House for a few weeks.
'Series N700S' Shinkansen railway model
10am to 8pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 7th November
2021-09-06
2021-11-07
Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s
An exhibition of photos of community action in the Blackfriars area in the 1970/80s.
Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s
10am to 9pm
Southwark
Closing soon Thu, 11th November
2021-10-29
2021-11-11
On the Other Hand
An outdoor exhibition of sculpture that reasserts the liveliness of ordinary things.
On the Other Hand
All Day
Poplar
Closing soon Fri, 12th November
2021-08-26
2021-11-12
Mark Rothko 1968: Clearing Away
An exhibition of rarely seen paintings on paper from the final years of Mark Rothko’s life.
Mark Rothko 1968: Clearing Away
10am to 6pm
Poplar
Closing soon Fri, 12th November
2021-10-08
2021-11-12
Beuys’ Acorns
In response to the climate emergency, artists Ackroyd & Harvey have installed Beuys’ Acorns, a group of 100 oak trees, on Tate Modern’s South Terrace
Beuys’ Acorns
All Day
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 14th November
2021-05-04
2021-11-14

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 2nd November 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
2021-11-02
2021-11-02
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2021-11-02
2021-11-02
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
2021-11-02
2021-11-02