The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 13th November.


Top events in London on Sat 13th Nov 2021

Run by The South London Warlords, is the biggest independent one-day wargaming and gaming event in the UK.
All Day
 
Victoria Dock
Salute 2021
As is traditional on the day of the Lord Mayor's Show, St Paul's Cathedral will be free to visit.
9am to 3pm
 
City of London
Free entry to St Paul's Cathedral
An annual grand parade through the City of London to welcome the new Lord Mayor of London.
10am to 2pm
 
Lord Mayor's Show
Hampton Court Model Railway Society’s model railway show, with 20 working layouts and supporting trade stands.
10am to 5pm
 
Surbiton
Tolworth Showtrain Model Railway Exhibition
A note that there will be a flypast of military aircraft over Central London this morning.
10:45am to 11:15am
 
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
Join Dr Nick Crumpton and Dr Susannah Maidment for a dino-tastic event, full of prehistoric myth-busting and fabulous fossils
2pm to 3pm
 
Hanover Square
Everything you know about dinosaurs is wrong!
A former church in Mile End will be lit-up this weekend as part of an arts event in the newly formed Heritage and Arts centre.
6pm to 9pm
 
Bow
Light the HAC
Explore the paranormal in this reimagining of the historic National Laboratory of Psychical Research established by Harry Price, paranormal investigator in the 1920s.
7pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Sound Installation: The Laboratory of Psychical Research

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks
This display of artworks and manuscripts explores the life and interests of Joseph Banks (1743-1820) through some of his extraordinary collections.
The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Thu, 25th November
2021-05-17
2021-11-25
Northern Line inspired art exhibition
An exhibition of images created by East Finchley Open Artists that relate to a Northern Line station of their choice.
Northern Line inspired art exhibition
11am to 4pm
Highgate
Closing soon Thu, 25th November
2021-11-12
2021-11-25

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 13th November 2021

See a machine over 150 years old pull apart a piece of iron from end-to-end and celebrate the vision of a forgotten hero of engineering science.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2021-11-13
2021-11-13

Live Demonstration of David Kirkaldy's Universal Testing Machine

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 13th November 2021

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
An informative, moving and at times emotional walk through the main sights linked to war, peace, remembrance and commemoration. You will hear stories of honourable people some of whom paid the ultimate sacrifice; as well as learning about the history of war and peace in the UK.
 1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 St James
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
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
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
Join us after the Lord Mayor's Show for free guided walks with qualified City of London Guides.
 3pm to 1am
 
 Whitehall
2021-11-13
2021-11-13
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-11-13
2021-11-13