The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 5th January.


Top events in London on Wed 5th Jan 2022


Online events / webinars

Find out about London's manufacturing past inspired by some old hand-painted signs that are still visible above the capital's busy streets
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Virtual Tour - Ghostsigns – Made in London
Garderobes & Gongfermors: Explore the wold of medieval lavatories with buildings archaeologist James Wright
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Garderobes & Gongfermors: Going to the Privy in the Mediaeval Era
Explore the wold of medieval lavatories with buildings archaeologist James Wright
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Going to the Privy in the Mediaeval Era - with archaeologist James Wright

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Mayfiar tennis ball exchange
Visitors are invited to bring an old ball to swap with a new one from the numerous shelves that line the walls.
Mayfiar tennis ball exchange
11am to 5pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 8th January
2021-11-19
2022-01-08
Noguchi
£18  
An exhibition celebrating Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi, one of the most experimental and pioneering artists of the 20th century.
Noguchi
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-09-30
2022-01-09
Christmas Past
The former Geffrye museum's famous Christmas rooms display returns in the new Museum of the Home.
Christmas Past
10am to 5pm
Bethnal Green
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-11-09
2022-01-09
Christmas at Kew
The annual after-dark festivities with family and friends, as you discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing waterside reflections, and trees drenched in jewel-like colour on your way to the panoramic Palm House light display.
Christmas at Kew
4pm to 10pm
Richmond
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-11-17
2022-01-09
The Gingerbread City 2021
The Gingerbread City invites leading architects, engineers, landscape architects and designers to create a futuristic city made entirely of gingerbread.
The Gingerbread City 2021
9am to 9pm
Belgravia
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-11-23
2022-01-09
Stagetext: Captions Speak Louder
Come and explore this first of its kind exhibition, mapping the growth of theatre captioning through the work of deaf-led charity Stagetext.
Stagetext: Captions Speak Louder
All Day
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-11-15
2022-01-09
Wim Wenders: Photographing Ground Zero
This exhibition presents large scale photographs taken less than two months after the attacks, as the gravity of the 9/11 terror attacks left a new world in their wake.
Wim Wenders: Photographing Ground Zero
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-09-10
2022-01-09
Lost Photographs of The Beatles
New photographs of The Beatles on the set of the bandʼs first film A HardDayʼs Night by Lord Christopher Thynne(1934– 2017).
Lost Photographs of The Beatles
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 15th January
2022-01-04
2022-01-15
The objects, photographs and oral histories on display tell stories of people moving to and living, working, studying and growing up in Hackney, from the 1960s to today.
9:30am to 5:30pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sat, 15th January
2021-10-22
2022-01-15
Bags: Inside Out
From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, this exhibition explores our longstanding fascination with the bag.
Bags: Inside Out
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 16th January
2021-05-19
2022-01-16

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 5th January 2022

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
2022-01-05
2022-01-05
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
2022-01-05
2022-01-05