The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 19th December.


Top events in London on Sun 19th Dec 2021

The London Artisan is a sales fair that celebrates independent producers and makers.
All Day
 
Whitechapel
The London Artisan fair
A winter walking tour of London taking in locations from the new Doctor Who.
10:30am to 1pm
 
Southwark
Doctor Who Walking Tour of London
This December, step into the former home of Dickens, as actor James Swanton brings this wonderful story to life.
4pm to 5pm
 
Clerkenwell
A Christmas Carol
£22.00
Share one of Dickens's lesser known festive tales: The Chimes. Watch James Swanton in his solo performance of this tale.
6pm to 7pm
 
Clerkenwell
The Chimes

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 5pm
Lewisham
Closes today
2021-05-19
2021-12-19
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
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
Exhibition marking 100 years of Polish Embassy
An outdoor exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the seat of Poland’s diplomatic post in London at 47 Portland Place.
Exhibition marking 100 years of Polish Embassy
All Day
Regent Street
Closing soon Fri, 31st December
2021-05-02
2021-12-31
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
This exhibition follows the lives of soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years.
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Fri, 31st December
2021-09-12
2021-12-31
Monkey Business
Explore the fascinating world of primates in this immersive family friendly exhibition.
Monkey Business
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sun 2nd January 2022
2021-05-24
2022-01-02

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 19th December 2021

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
We take you to the places in and around Soho where Marx lived and worked, show you traces of the London he knew, and tell the extraordinary tale of this man who would change the world.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2021-12-19
2021-12-19
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2021-12-19
2021-12-19