The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 5th November.


Top events in London on Fri 5th Nov 2021

Join Dr Andrew Bamford as he explores Sir Thomas Graham’s campaign in the Low Countries during the Napoleonic Wars.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise
Likely to be a room filled with lots of tables piled up with transport collectables to buy.
12pm to 6pm
 
Elstree
Aldenham Transport Spectacular
In this talk, explore historic accounts of surgery before anaesthesia before discovering the common fears and myths which surround anaesthesia.
7pm to 8:15pm
 
Southwark
Anaesthesia: Myth, Magic, and Reality

 

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
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
Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2021 Exhibition
The annual Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery celebrates global embroidery in fashion and textile arts.
Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2021 Exhibition
All Day
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 7th November
2021-11-03
2021-11-07
Lifesize fire-lit video portraits of ancient Oak, Beech and Hornbeam pollards will be projected onto the tower of St Mary Aldermary Church.
6pm to 11pm
City of London
Closing soon Thu, 11th November
2021-11-04
2021-11-11
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


Regular Events - Friday 5th November 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
2021-11-05
2021-11-05

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 5th November 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
2021-11-05
2021-11-05
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-11-05
2021-11-05