The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 19th May.


Top events in London on Thu 19th May 2022

Join best-selling author and historian Alison Weir for her spellbinding story of Elizabeth of York, the first Tudor queen
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Elizabeth of York, the Last White Rose - A Talk by Alison Weir

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Stephen Hawking at Work
Explore incredible objects, including some never seen by the public before, from Professor Stephen Hawking’s office in this new, free display.
Stephen Hawking at Work
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Wed 22nd June
2022-02-10
2022-06-22
Postwar Modern - New Art in Britain 1945-1965
A revelatory new take on art in Britain after the Second World War, a period when artists had to make sense of an entirely altered world.
Postwar Modern - New Art in Britain 1945-1965
10am to 8pm
Barbican
Ends on Sun 26th June
2022-03-03
2022-06-26
Outwitting Cancer - Making Sense of Nature's Enigma
An immersive exhibition exploring the latest cancer research taking place at the Crick - Europe’s largest biomedical research institute under one roof.
Outwitting Cancer - Making Sense of Nature's Enigma
10am to 4pm
Camden
Ends on Thu 30th June
2021-09-10
2022-06-30

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 19th 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
2022-05-19
2022-05-19
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2022-05-19
2022-05-19
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2022-05-19
2022-05-19
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
2022-05-19
2022-05-19