The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 13th August.


Top events in London on Sat 13th Aug 2022

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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
10am to 3pm
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
Summer Exhibition 2022
Run without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition showcases art in all forms, from prints, painting, film and photography, to architectural works and sculpture.
Summer Exhibition 2022
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-06-21
2022-08-21
Visualising Victorian News
A display of infographics illustrating 19th-century news themes
Visualising Victorian News
9:30am to 5pm
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
Printmaking in Prague - art from the court of Rudolf II
In this exhibition, learn more about printmaking in Rudolf's court in Prague during the highpoint of innovative and ambitious prints made from around 1580 until the early years of the 17th century.
Printmaking in Prague - art from the court of Rudolf II
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 28th August
2022-03-17
2022-08-28

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 13th August 2022

Get a fascinating glimpse of everyday Roman life in Londinium at the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths – advance booking required. Saturdays between April to November only.
 11am to 2pm
 
 City of London
2022-08-13
2022-08-13

Roman London Revealed: Public Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

See a machine over 150 years old pull apart a piece of iron from end-to-end and celebrate the vision of a forgotten hero of engineering science.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2022-08-13
2022-08-13

Live Demonstration of David Kirkaldy's Universal Testing Machine

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 13th August 2022

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-08-13
2022-08-13
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-08-13
2022-08-13
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-08-13
2022-08-13
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-08-13
2022-08-13
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2022-08-13
2022-08-13
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-08-13
2022-08-13
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2022-08-13
2022-08-13