The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 4th August.


Top events in London on Thu 4th Aug 2022

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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The official London Hat Week Exhibition celebrates the breadth of talent in our community of hat makers.
11am to 5pm
Southwark
Ends on Sat 6th August
2022-08-02
2022-08-06
From Shakespeare to Shelley: How medicine influenced literature
This exhibition explores medical themes in literature, looking at those who've left the world of medicine behind to become some of our best-loved wordsmiths.
From Shakespeare to Shelley: How medicine influenced literature
9:30am to 5:30pm
Harley Street
Ends on Fri 12th August
2022-04-20
2022-08-12
Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany
Over 400 objects from Tiffany’s archives go on display at the Saatchi Gallery.
Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Ends on Fri 19th August
2022-06-10
2022-08-19
Off the Rails: The Line that never was
An exhibition exploring the Elstree Extension through the Northern Heights that was suspended during World War 2, and never restarted.
Off the Rails: The Line that never was
12pm to 6pm
Elstree
Ends on Sat 20th August
2022-01-25
2022-08-20
Breaking the News
Explore five centuries of UK news through broadsheets, blogs and objects from our own collection and examine era-defining stories close-up.
Breaking the News
All Day
Camden
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-04-22
2022-08-21
Visualising Victorian News
A display of infographics illustrating 19th-century news themes
Visualising Victorian News
9:30am to 6pm
Camden
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-05-11
2022-08-21
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
An exhibition based around the disputed claims that the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman was a plagiarist.
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
10am to 5pm
Dulwich
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-04-23
2022-08-21
Rooted Beings
The exhibition considers what we might learn from plant behaviour, and the impacts of colonial expeditions on the exploitation of natural resources and indigenous knowledges.
Rooted Beings
10am to 6pm
Camden
Ends on Sun 28th August
2022-03-24
2022-08-28
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 Sun 28th August
2022-03-17
2022-08-28
 Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics
Enter into the world of superheroes in this first major exhibition to explore the representation of foundlings, orphans, adoptees, and foster children in comics, graphic novels and sequential art from around the globe.
 Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sun 28th August
2022-04-01
2022-08-28

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 4th August 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
2022-08-04
2022-08-04
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2022-08-04
2022-08-04
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2022-08-04
2022-08-04
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
2022-08-04
2022-08-04