The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 6th January.


Top events in London on Thu 6th Jan 2022


Online events / webinars

In this seminar Cristina will discuss the lack of Black dolls in UK toyshops, which is the topic of her PhD at SOAS.
2:45pm to 3:45pm
 
The lack of representation of Black dolls in UK toyshops
"Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf will review the key steps and contributions on both sides of the Atlantic that led from Arpanet in 1969 to the modern internet.
3pm to 4pm
 
Internet, the Early Days - with Vint Cerf
Illustrated talk: Port of London Authority Freight Update by James Trimmer.
7:30pm to :
 

 

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
Korky Paul’s Magic of Illustration
An exhibition about the award-winning illustrator of children’s books
Korky Paul’s Magic of Illustration
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Closing soon Sun, 9th January
2021-09-04
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 8pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sat, 15th January
2021-10-22
2022-01-15

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 6th January 2022

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
2022-01-06
2022-01-06
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2022-01-06
2022-01-06
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2022-01-06
2022-01-06
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
2022-01-06
2022-01-06