The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 12th May.


Top events in London on Thu 12th May 2022

Unfortunately, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Gainsborough's Blue Boy
A once-in-a-century opportunity to see this iconic painting in the UK.
Gainsborough's Blue Boy
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Ends on Sun 15th May
2022-01-25
2022-05-15
Heath Robinson’s Children's Stories
The exhibition shows artwork from the children’s stories that Heath Robinson both wrote and illustrated.
Heath Robinson’s Children's Stories
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Ends on Sun 15th May
2022-01-15
2022-05-15
True is The Dream
The exhibition explores the photography of Derek D’Souza, who has captured glimpses of one of Britain’s most revered groups - and frontman Paul Weller - over 4 decades.
True is The Dream
9:30am to 7:30pm
Barbican
Ends on Mon 16th May
2022-01-14
2022-05-16
Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan
Joanna Hiffernan’s relationship with Whistler ran deeper than artist and muse. In this exhibition explore her life and role as a friend, model, lover and collaborator.
Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Sun 22nd May
2022-02-26
2022-05-22
Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
Sweet Harmony looks at a significant five-year period in UK dance music history and the previously undocumented contribution that young people living and working in the London Borough of Waltham Forest made to it.
Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Ends on Wed 25th May
2021-11-25
2022-05-25
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
An exhibition of the most beautiful private press books ever published, illustrating Walker’s revolutionary book printing techniques and legacy in his former home in Hammersmith.
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
11am to 4pm
Hammersmith
Ends on Sat 28th May
2021-08-12
2022-05-28
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Gaze through the lens of some of the world's best wildlife photographers and marvel at the beauty of our planet.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 5th June
2021-10-15
2022-06-05
Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom
Step back through millennia and discover how this ancient civilization questioned, contemplated, and debated the natural world.
Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 5th June
2021-11-17
2022-06-05
Hair: Untold Stories
This exhibition puts the substance before the style and unlocks the untold stories of hair.
Hair: Untold Stories
10am to 5:30pm
Forest Hill
Ends on Sun 19th June
2021-12-04
2022-06-19
Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection
Kawanabe Kyōsai was one of the most exciting Japanese painters of the 19th century. Discover his work – some of which has never been seen before – in the first exhibition outside of Japan in nearly 30 years.
Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Sun 19th June
2022-03-19
2022-06-19

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 12th May 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
2022-05-12
2022-05-12
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2022-05-12
2022-05-12
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2022-05-12
2022-05-12
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
2022-05-12
2022-05-12