The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 11th November.


Top events in London on Thu 11th Nov 2021

The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
2pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
The Guildhall Art Gallery will open until 8pm (last admission 7pm), with its free Noël Coward exhibition, the main art gallery, Roman Amphitheatre and the Heritage centre open.
5pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Noël Coward: Art & Style - late opening
This talk starts by exploring psychiatric and sexological debates about perverted sexual desires from the late nineteenth century textbooks to diagnostic manuals in the twenty-first century.
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Perversion
Join historian Dominic Selwood for an exploration of how treasures from the British Library’s collection reveal the changing identities of Britain.
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
Camden
 British Identity in 50 Documents with Dominic Selwood
This talk is a whistle-stop tour of permanent way design principles, why railway alignments end up looking the way they do, and a pick of some of the extremes of good, bad and ugly of British permanent way.
7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
Islington
Permanent Way Design with Gareth Dennis

Online events / webinars

This talk explores the social and cultural world of the tea garden in early modern London.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Travis Elborough discusses his eye-opening new history of spectacles
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Through the Looking Glasses

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Gone, Gone Beyond People Like Us
Inside this immersive, 360-degree cinematic installation, you’ll get to look far beyond the frame.
Gone, Gone Beyond People Like Us
Starts at 5pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sat, 13th November
2021-11-10
2021-11-13
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
This is England
See portraits of the full England football squad and manager by artist Matt Small together on public display for the first time.
This is England
10am to 7pm
Ealing
Closing soon Sun, 14th November
2021-11-06
2021-11-14
Remember the Future
This group exhibition and artist led research project unearths and interrogates our connection with our habitats and ecosystems, both global and local.
Remember the Future
10am to 5pm
Twickenham
Closing soon Sun, 14th November
2021-05-18
2021-11-14
The Art of Banksy
The Art of Banksy holds the world’s largest collection of privately owned Banksy art.
The Art of Banksy
10am to 8pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 21st November
2021-05-20
2021-11-21
The Making of Rodin
This major exhibition is the first to focus on the importance of plaster in his work.
The Making of Rodin
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 21st November
2021-07-18
2021-11-21

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 11th November 2021

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-11-11
2021-11-11
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2021-11-11
2021-11-11
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-11-11
2021-11-11
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
2021-11-11
2021-11-11