The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 20th May.


Top events in London on Fri 20th May 2022

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

 

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
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
Lubaina Himid
Tate Modern presents Himid’s largest solo exhibition to date, incorporating new paintings and significant highlights from across her remarkable career.
Lubaina Himid
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 3rd July
2021-11-25
2022-07-03

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 20th May 2022

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2022-05-20
2022-05-20
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2022-05-20
2022-05-20