The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 18th December.


Top events in London on Sat 18th Dec 2021

The London Artisan is a sales fair that celebrates independent producers and makers.
All Day
 
Whitechapel
The London Artisan fair
Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from 30 handpicked vintage traders.
11am to 6pm
 
Stoke Newington
Hackney Flea-Mas Market
Cara Hamilton peels back the skin of history to reveal the story and bring it to life with a mix of talk and performance.
7pm to 8:15pm
 
Southwark

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Closes today
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
Closes tomorrow
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 4pm
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
How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
An installation exploring two important social questions: who are our buildings and shared spaces for and how do they affect us?
How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
All Day
Barbican
Closing soon Thu, 23rd December
2021-05-17
2021-12-23
Generous Dentist: Bartholomew Ruspini
An exhibition about a dentist and Freemason noted for his philanthropy.
Generous Dentist: Bartholomew Ruspini
10am to 5pm
Aldwych
Closing soon Sat, 25th December
2021-05-17
2021-12-25
RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach
Heather Phillipson engulfs Tate Britain’s grand central galleries with colour, sound and motion
RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Wed, 29th December
2021-06-20
2021-12-29
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
Exploring its origins, adaptations and reinventions over 157 years, this immersive and theatrical show charts the evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 31st December
2021-05-22
2021-12-31
Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace
Sixty-five paintings that usually hang in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace and are widely acknowledged to be among the highlights of the Royal Collection have been brought together in a gallery exhibition for the first time.
Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace
10am to 6:30pm
Whitehall
Closing soon Fri, 31st December
2021-05-17
2021-12-31

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 18th December 2021

 8:50am to 10am
 
 Russell Square
2021-12-18
2021-12-18

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 18th December 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
2021-12-18
2021-12-18
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-12-18
2021-12-18
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-12-18
2021-12-18
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-12-18
2021-12-18
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
2021-12-18
2021-12-18
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
2021-12-18
2021-12-18
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-12-18
2021-12-18