The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 15th December.


Top events in London on Wed 15th Dec 2021

A lecture about the "northern lights" that take place on other planets.
5:30pm to 6:30pm
 
South Kensington
Aurora in the Solar System: What they can teach us.
Cheese stalls will be spread across the Market with experts on hand to offer recommendations, advice on drinks pairings and delicious cheese recipes.
6pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
An Evening of Cheese

Online events / webinars

Oranges and Lemons is an English nursery rhyme which refers to the bells of several churches, all within or close to the City of London.
2pm to 3pm
 
Oranges & Lemons: A City Nursery Rhyme
Records of education, schools and pupils at London Metropolitan Archives Are you interested in records held at LMA which concern London Schools – especially during the time of the School Board fo
2pm to 3pm
 
London School Records at LMA – a presentation with Q&A.
Witness the battlefield at Balaklava like never before in this special virtual tour led by Crimean War expert, Patrick Mercer.
7:30pm to :
 
Virtual Battlefield Tour: Balaklava
Join Lucinda Dickens Hawksley and discover what Christmas was really like in the 19th century.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Dickens and Christmas by Lucinda Dickens Hawksley

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The Story of Swedenborg in 27 Objects
An exhibition of 27 treasures from the Swedenborg collection exploring the life and legacy of Emanuel Swedenborg.
The Story of Swedenborg in 27 Objects
11am to 5pm
Bloomsbury
Closes today
2021-06-23
2021-12-15
Right About Now
Celebrating its 75th anniversary year, the Arts Council Collection is an exhibition featuring highlights from its recent contemporary art acquisitions, including a number of works presented publicly for the first time.
Right About Now
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closes today
2021-12-03
2021-12-15
Free  
A photography exhibition of young people in and around Bethnal Green taken in the 1970's by Philip Cunningham.
10am to 5pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Fri, 17th December
2021-09-22
2021-12-17
Youth of Yesterday
Oxford House presents its latest exhibition, featuring photographs by Phillip Cunningham of Bethnal Green in the 1970s.
Youth of Yesterday
10am to 5pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Fri, 17th December
2021-10-09
2021-12-17
 Celebrating 90 years of the Building Centre – 1931 to the present day
An exhibition that reflects on the Building Centre's key activities from 1931 to the present day
 Celebrating 90 years of the Building Centre – 1931 to the present day
8:30am to 4pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 17th December
2021-06-07
2021-12-17
The world's most expensive stamp
The world's most expensive stamp - nicknamed "the Mona Lisa of the stamp world" - is on display for a few weeks
The world's most expensive stamp
9:30am to 4pm
Strand
Closing soon Sat, 18th December
2021-11-08
2021-12-18
Departures
Free  
An exhibition exploring 400 years of emigration from Britain from the Mayflower to the present day through personal narratives, contemporary art and a range of media.
Departures
11am to 5:30pm
Lewisham
Closing soon Sun, 19th December
2021-05-19
2021-12-19
Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s – community action in a London neighbourhood
A chance discovery of thousands of photographs in a council’s archives has brought back to life a local community’s fight for survival.
Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s – community action in a London neighbourhood
9am to 8pm
Southwark
Closing soon Mon, 20th December
2021-11-16
2021-12-20
Noël Coward: Art & Style
The exhibition brings together rarely-seen original artwork and costumes, photographs, documents, audio and video to tell the story of Noël Coward's life.
Noël Coward: Art & Style
10:30am to 4pm
City of London
Closing soon Thu, 23rd December
2021-06-14
2021-12-23
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
Tate presents a rare chance to experience two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms. These immersive installations will transport you into Kusama’s unique vision of endless reflections.
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Thu, 23rd December
2021-06-14
2021-12-23

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 15th December 2021

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-15
2021-12-15
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
2021-12-15
2021-12-15