The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 4th December.


Top events in London on Sat 4th Dec 2021

Hampton Court Palace courtyards will be transformed into a food-lover's Christmas wonderland.
10am to 6pm
 
East Molesey
Festive Fayre
Eel Pie Island, a private island on the Thames at Twickenham is having an open weekend to see the artists studios.
10:30am to 5pm
 
Twickenham
An exhibition of Meccano models of all types and sizes.
10:30am to 5pm
 
Barkingside
Hainault Meccano Hangout
A festive makers market will take place in Brixton Station Passageway underneath the railway station.
11am to 4pm
 
Stockwell
Annual fundraising fair for the city farm in Rotherhithe.
11am to 4pm
 
Rotherhithe

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Awavena
£12  
Emmy award-winning Lynette Wallworth’s 360° VR experience connects you with an Amazonian people who are ascending from the edge of extinction.
Awavena
11am to 9:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sat, 4th December
2021-11-24
2021-12-04
Leon Kossoff - A Life in Painting
Comprising 58 works, this show will be the first posthumous and largest exhibition of Kossoff’s paintings in a commercial setting to date.
Leon Kossoff - A Life in Painting
11am to 5pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 4th December
2021-09-30
2021-12-04
Liminal by ALO
Liminal features over 70 works created over the past three years by the London-based Italian artist ALO.
Liminal by ALO
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-11-03
2021-12-05
The exhibition will highlight exciting new work from a wide sphere of contemporary printmaking practice, ranging from traditional techniques to experimental processes.
10:30am to 6:30pm
Bow
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-11-26
2021-12-05
Catching the Light Two
This two-day exhibition features photographic prints taken between May and September 2020 by five members of the Catching the Light Photography Group.
Catching the Light Two
10am to 4pm
Winchmore Hill
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-12-04
2021-12-05
An exhibition of powerful visual art, music and writing by people in criminal justice settings, curated by artist Camille Walala and her sister Sarah Ihler-Meyer.
All Day
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-10-29
2021-12-05
e 125th anniversary of Royal Society of Miniature Painters Sculptors  and Gravers
Over 500 contemporary miniature paintings and sculptures will be on display, from figurative to new and innovative artwork, in a pocket-sized format.
e 125th anniversary of Royal Society of Miniature Painters Sculptors  and Gravers
10am to 4pm
St James
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-11-25
2021-12-05
Phantoms of Surrealism
This exhibition examines the pivotal role of women as both artists and as behind-the-scenes organisers within the Surrealist movement in Britain in the 1930s.
Phantoms of Surrealism
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sun, 12th December
2021-05-19
2021-12-12
Mixing It Up: Painting Today
This exhibition brings together 31 contemporary painters whose work freely draws on varied image sources, techniques and traditions in order to fashion fresh and compelling works of art that speak to this moment.
Mixing It Up: Painting Today
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 12th December
2021-09-09
2021-12-12
Marina Abramović - After Life
Here, the artist presents the first ever UK exhibition spanning her life’s work – including live re-performances of iconic works, as well as brand new work for these galleries.
Marina Abramović - After Life
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 12th December
2021-09-25
2021-12-12

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 4th December 2021

Follow in Johnson's footsteps and explore the courts and alleys off Fleet Street with an experienced City Guide.
 Starts at 2am
 
 Holborn
2021-12-04
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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
2021-12-04
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-12-04
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-12-04
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-12-04
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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
2021-12-04
2021-12-04
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
2021-12-04
2021-12-04
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
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