Things to do in London in August 2022

The ianVisits guide to August's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Monday 1st August

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Tuesday 2nd August

A tour of the world’s largest costume house will showcase some of Angels Costumes’ extensive collection, which spans 8 miles worth of rails and includes over 1 million items.
10am to 12pm
 
Colindale
Behind the Seams: Angels Costumes Tour

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Wednesday 3rd August

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Thursday 4th August

A monthly late opening of the restored Roman temple found near Bank in the City of London in the 1950s, and recently restored to its original subterranean location.
5pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Monthly late opening at the London Mithraeum
On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation

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Friday 5th August

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Saturday 6th August

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2pm to 5pm
 
Tooting
London Sewing Machine Museum - monthly open day

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Sunday 7th August

Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
10am to 5pm
 
Greenwich
Monthly cheap entry to the Painted Hall
Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
10am to 4pm
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum

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Monday 8th August

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Tuesday 9th August

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Wednesday 10th August

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Thursday 11th August

Hear from our panel how this issue relates to the way we live in the 21st century, and what can be done to combat it.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Richmond
Food waste(d) — How can we feed our cities

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Friday 12th August

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Saturday 13th August

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Sunday 14th August

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Monday 15th August

The Thames Flood Barrier is closed once a month for test purposes, giving you a chance to see the barrier in its fully closed state.
10:10am to 12:40pm
 
Woolwich
Monthly full closure of the Thames Barrier

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Tuesday 16th August

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Wednesday 17th August

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Thursday 18th August

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Friday 19th August

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Saturday 20th August

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Sunday 21st August

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Monday 22nd August

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Tuesday 23rd August

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Wednesday 24th August

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Thursday 25th August

An evening tour through a Hackney's most historic house, including the chance for a welcome drink (optional).
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Homerton
Sutton House After Hours
Exploring the relationship between human and planetary health, this panel explores how dependant our personal health is on that of the planet.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Richmond
A healthy body for a healthy planet

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Friday 26th August

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Saturday 27th August

An occasional open day to go inside a house that's been turned into a living artwork.
10am to 5pm
 
East Dulwich
Open day at the House of Dreams

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Sunday 28th August

Once a month, the oldest building in Hackney, St Augustine's Tower is open, so you can climb up to the top.
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower

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Monday 29th August

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Tuesday 30th August

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Wednesday 31st August

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