Things to do in London in September 2022

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


Thursday 1st September

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 2nd September

Occasional open day at the private gardens in Lambeth Palace, home to the Archbishop of Canterbury.
12pm to 3pm
 
Southwark
Lambeth Palace garden open day

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Saturday 3rd September

Monthly behind the scenes tours of the local theatre.
10am to 12pm
 
Hampton
Monthly Hampton Hill Theatre open morning
An eclectic display of domestic items from the last century as well as agricultural machinery inside an old barn.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Upminster
 Occasional open day at the Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia
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 4th September

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
Watch three large wooden chariots taken from Hyde Park Corner to Trafalgar Square followed by a cultural and religious festival.
12pm to :
 
Festival of Chariots

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Monday 5th September

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Tuesday 6th September

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Wednesday 7th September


Online events / webinars

Join authors Siobhan Clarke and Linda Collins in conversation about their new book Gloriana: Elizabeth I and the Art of Queenship, wherein they paint a portrait of the Tudor monarch as she has never been seen before.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Gloriana: Elizabeth I and the art of Queenship

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Thursday 8th September

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Friday 9th September

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Saturday 10th September

All the fun of the classic funfair, with vintage fairground rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s.
12pm to 10:30pm
 
Rickmansworth
Carters vintage fairground rides

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Sunday 11th September

All the fun of the classic funfair, with vintage fairground rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s.
12pm to 8pm
 
Rickmansworth
Carters vintage fairground rides

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Monday 12th September

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Tuesday 13th September

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Wednesday 14th September

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Thursday 15th September

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Friday 16th September

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Saturday 17th September

Explore Tottenham's hidden heritage and see the magnificent 1888 engine in action.
11am to 5pm
 
South Tottenham
Markfield Beam Engine & Museum Steaming Day

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Sunday 18th September

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Monday 19th September

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Tuesday 20th September

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Wednesday 21st September

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Thursday 22nd September

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Friday 23rd September

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Saturday 24th September

Serried ranks of vintage coaches will occupy the principal running bays at VCS – for one day only.
All Day
 
Sloane Square
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
Five of the country's foremost historians on the Tudor period present four different presentations all about the life of Elizabeth I.
10am to 5pm
 
Southwark
Gloriana: Perspectives on Elizabeth I

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Sunday 25th September

Occasional open day at a railway cutting nature reserve in Forest Hill.
1pm to 4pm
 
Forest Hill
Monthly open day at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve
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 26th September

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Tuesday 27th September

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Wednesday 28th September

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Thursday 29th September

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

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Friday 30th September

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