The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 26th February.


Top events in London on Sat 26th Feb 2022

Learn about the history of London transport as you take a tour round the Depot to see highlights from the collection.
11am to 4pm
 
Acton
Depot discovery tours
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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Amazônia
£10  
This exhibition offers an exclusive opportunity to get inside the mind of this great photographer and see nature and humanity in dialogue.
Amazônia
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 27th February 2022
2021-10-13
2022-02-27
 Pen to Brush: British Drawings and Watercolours
The opening display will feature highlights from The Courtauld’s remarkable collection of British drawings and watercolours.
 Pen to Brush: British Drawings and Watercolours
10am to 6pm
Strand
Ends on Sun 27th February 2022
2021-11-19
2022-02-27
 Fighting Talk: One Boy’s Journey from Abandonment to Trafalgar
An exhibition about the eighteenth-century foundling and sailor George King, whose first-hand account of the battle is being shown for the first time.
 Fighting Talk: One Boy’s Journey from Abandonment to Trafalgar
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sun 27th February 2022
2021-10-15
2022-02-27
In Air and Fire: War Artists, the Battle of Britain and the Blitz
A collection of work exploring artists’ responses to the Battle of Britain and the Blitz as they represented evolving machinery, communications, and urban landscapes, shaped by what was an unprecedented ‘war in the air’.
In Air and Fire: War Artists, the Battle of Britain and the Blitz
10am to 5pm
Colindale
Ends on Sun 27th February 2022
2021-09-12
2022-02-27
 Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture
explores fabulous and rare examples from the mid-1960s era-defining stores and designers.
 Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sat 12th March 2022
2021-10-01
2022-03-12
Paul McCartney: The Lyrics
Showcasing previously unseen material from Paul McCartney’s personal archive, this display celebrates the life and art of one of the world’s most successful songwriters and performers.
Paul McCartney: The Lyrics
9:30am to 5pm
Camden
Ends on Sun 13th March 2022
2021-11-05
2022-03-13
Unsettling the Source of the Nile
An exhibition of new images by Himali Singh Soin with historian of science Alexis Rider inspired by the collection of Sir Richard Burton.
Unsettling the Source of the Nile
10am to 5pm
Twickenham
Ends on Sun 13th March 2022
2021-11-19
2022-03-13
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
This exhibition explores the characters, events, places and personal tales of triumph and tragedy that inspired and shaped the novel that made Charles Dickens a household name across the world.
More! Oliver Twist, Dickens and Stories of the City
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sun 13th March 2022
2021-10-20
2022-03-13
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
Explore the 100-year history of the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance.
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Ends on Wed 16th March 2022
2021-06-20
2022-03-16
Hogarth and Europe
How William Hogarth and artists across Europe captured the new modernity of the 18th century
Hogarth and Europe
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Ends on Sun 20th March 2022
2021-11-03
2022-03-20

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 26th February 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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2022-02-26
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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