The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 31st December.


Top events in London on Fri 31st Dec 2021

A rare chance to catch the London Overground to Battersea Park station in the daytime.
All Day
 
South Lambeth
London Overground trains to call at Battersea Park Station all day

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Closes today
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
Closes today
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
Closes today
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
Closes today
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
Poussin and the Dance
Tambourines shake, wine spills, and half-naked figures whirl across the canvas in these paintings of revelry, dance and drama that are brought together in this first exhibition dedicated to Poussin and dance.
Poussin and the Dance
10am to 9pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 2nd January
2021-10-09
2022-01-02
Summer Exhibition 2021
The annual "summer" exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Summer Exhibition 2021
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 2nd January
2021-09-22
2022-01-02
Royal Style in the Making
This exhibition explores the intimate relationship between fashion designer and royal client.
Royal Style in the Making
10am to 4:30pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 2nd January
2021-06-03
2022-01-02
Pablo Bronstein: Hell in its Heyday
In a new body of work created especially for Sir John Soane’s Museum, contemporary artist Pablo Bronstein presents his unique, seductive and deeply ironic vision of hell.
Pablo Bronstein: Hell in its Heyday
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 2nd January
2021-10-06
2022-01-02
Wish You Were Here: 151 Years of the British Postcard
This exhibition celebrates and explores the iconic role the postcard has played in connecting people for more than a century and a half.
Wish You Were Here: 151 Years of the British Postcard
10:30am to 5pm
Farringdon
Closing soon Sun, 2nd January
2021-05-20
2022-01-02

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 31st December 2021

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-12-31
2021-12-31
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-12-31
2021-12-31