The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 12th November.


Top events in London on Fri 12th 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
If going full fontal sounds like your type of fun, be bold and let the font of all knowledge Sarah Hyndman quiz you on typography in popular culture.
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Covent Garden
Fontastical Games
Two classic sci-fi/horror movies on the big(ish) screen on one night.
7pm to :
 
Kennington
The Gothique Film Society presents Invasion of the Bee Girls and Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Online events / webinars

This symposium revisits art historian Linda Nochlin’s seminal question fifty years on.
11am to 2:30pm
 
Why have there been no great (Jewish) women artists?
A talk about incredible detail of the wedding but also its wider consequences for the Tudor family and for England.
2pm to 3pm
 
The wedding of the century: Arthur and Katherine (1501)
Meet a variety of rogues and their victims, and find how to tell a blowsabella from a toppin cove.
2pm to 3pm
 
A Wicked City

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 5pm
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
Elizabeth Blackadder: Favourite Flowers
This exhibition brings together a selection of watercolours, etchings and screenprints from throughout her life in the theme of growth
Elizabeth Blackadder: Favourite Flowers
10am to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 21st November
2021-10-19
2021-11-21
On Reflection: 700 years of Dante Alighieri
This project celebrates the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri.
On Reflection: 700 years of Dante Alighieri
1pm to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Mon, 22nd November
2021-11-09
2021-11-22

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Friday 12th 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
2021-11-12
2021-11-12

New London model talk

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 12th 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
2021-11-12
2021-11-12
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-11-12
2021-11-12