The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 23rd December.


Top events in London on Thu 23rd Dec 2021

Meet Professor Redlaw as he encounters an eerie phantom, who bestows upon Redlaw an extraordinary gift, which will change Redlaw's life forever.
12pm to 1pm
 
Clerkenwell
The Haunted Man
£22.00
Share one of Dickens's lesser known festive tales: The Chimes. Watch James Swanton in his solo performance of this tale.
4pm to 5pm
 
Clerkenwell
The Chimes
This December, step into the former home of Dickens, as actor James Swanton brings this wonderful story to life.
6pm to 7pm
 
Clerkenwell
A Christmas Carol

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Starts at 10:30am
City of London
Closes today
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
Starts at 10am
Southwark
Closes today
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
Closes today
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
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
Closing soon Sun, 2nd January
2021-05-24
2022-01-02

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 23rd December 2021

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-23
2021-12-23
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-23
2021-12-23
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2021-12-23
2021-12-23
A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-12-23
2021-12-23