The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 29th January.


Top events in London on Sat 29th Jan 2022

Immerse yourself in the rich design heritage of London’s transport while exploring a selection of posters from a world-class collection, and rarely seen original artworks.
Starts at 11:30am
 
Acton
Monthly London Transport art and poster store tours
Occasional open day at a railway cutting nature reserve in Forest Hill.
1pm to 4pm
 
Forest Hill
Monthly open day at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 Frans Hals: The Male Portrait
The exhibition brings together over a dozen of the artist’s best male portraits from collections across the world.
 Frans Hals: The Male Portrait
10:15am to 3:45pm
Marylebone High St
Ends on Sun 30th January
2021-09-22
2022-01-30
Hokusai: The Great Picture Book of Everything
In a world-first, a group of rare drawings by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai will go on display at the British Museum.
Hokusai: The Great Picture Book of Everything
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 30th January
2021-09-30
2022-01-30
Enticing Peaks - Swiss prints from the Lloyd Bequest
A selection of the finest prints from Lloyd's collection that reveal his admiration for the Alpine landscape and his interest in Swiss customs and mythology.
Enticing Peaks - Swiss prints from the Lloyd Bequest
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 30th January
2021-08-24
2022-01-30
Young Poland: An Arts and Crafts Movement (1890 – 1918)
The first major exhibition to explore the decorative arts and architecture of Young Poland.
Young Poland: An Arts and Crafts Movement (1890 – 1918)
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Ends on Sun 30th January
2021-10-26
2022-01-30
Light up the Museum
Lighting up the Museum this winter will be a major light installation by multi award winning lighting designer Jessica Hung Han Yun.
Light up the Museum
3pm to 9pm
Bethnal Green
Ends on Mon 31st January
2022-01-08
2022-01-31
Shilpa Gupta
The first major London exhibition by Mumbai-based artist Shilpa Gupta highlights the fragility of one’s right to expression whilst raising urgent questions of censorship, confinement and resistance.
Shilpa Gupta
11am to 5pm
Barbican
Ends on Sun 6th February
2021-10-07
2022-02-06
Leigh Bowery - Tell Them I’ve Gone to Papua New Guinea
An exhibition to celebrate the life and work of renowned performance artist Leigh Bowery.
Leigh Bowery - Tell Them I’ve Gone to Papua New Guinea
11am to 4pm
Tottenham Court Road
Ends on Sun 6th February
2022-01-07
2022-02-06
Our Future Planet
An exhibition that offers a first look at the technologies being developed to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, to help mitigate the worst impacts of climate change.
Our Future Planet
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Thu 10th February
2021-05-19
2022-02-10
Thomas Leer and Robert Rental - 'From the Port to the Bridge'
An exhibition detailing Thomas Leer and Robert Rental’s work and legacy, coinciding with a long-awaited reissue of their influential 1979 album, The Bridge.
Thomas Leer and Robert Rental - 'From the Port to the Bridge'
12pm to 6pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Thu 10th February
2022-01-22
2022-02-10
Stories in Colour: Waiting for Time
Photographic exhibition of Londoners and Berliners during the pandemic, documenting their reality.
Stories in Colour: Waiting for Time
8am to 6pm
City of London
Ends on Fri 11th February
2021-10-11
2022-02-11

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 29th January 2022

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
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Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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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
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At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
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