The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 3rd September.


Top events in London on Sat 3rd Sep 2022

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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk
A retrospective exploring the often-surprising history of one of the UK’s oldest and most revered applied arts organisations.
150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sat 3rd September
2022-04-01
2022-09-03
Symbiosis: Living Island
Step onto the island of Inujima in this exhibition which explores how an extraordinary living art project has transformed the island’s landscape and lives of its inhabitants.
Symbiosis: Living Island
10am to 8pm
Kensington
Ends on Sun 4th September
2022-05-21
2022-09-04
The Humour of William Heath Robinson
To mark the 150th anniversary of Heath Robinson's birth, an exhibition of a selection of his cartoons representing the wide range of his subjects and spanning his humorous output from 1905 to 1943.
The Humour of William Heath Robinson
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Ends on Sun 4th September
2022-05-21
2022-09-04
Bethany Williams: Alternative Systems
Celebrate the work of designer Bethany Williams with this new exhibition embracing the discussion of social and environmental issues.
Bethany Williams: Alternative Systems
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Ends on Sun 4th September
2022-05-16
2022-09-04
Inspired!
£8  
This exhibition examines ways in which visual artists have taken inspiration from the literary arts – poetry, plays, novels, and also music.
Inspired!
10am to 5pm
City of London
Ends on Sun 11th September
2022-04-08
2022-09-11
Picturing Pickwick: The Art of The Pickwick Papers
The exhibition showcases a series of works by Anna Marongiu, a Sardinian artist who created 262 illustrations of The Pickwick Papers between 1928–1929.
Picturing Pickwick: The Art of The Pickwick Papers
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sun 11th September
2022-04-06
2022-09-11
Walter Sickert
The first major retrospective of Sickert at Tate in over 60 years, this exhibition explores how he had an often radical, distinctive approach to setting and subject matter.
Walter Sickert
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Ends on Sun 18th September
2022-04-28
2022-09-18
Eternally Yours
An exhibition exploring ideas around repair, care and healing.
Eternally Yours
10am to 6pm
Strand
Ends on Sun 18th September
2022-06-16
2022-09-18
In the Black Fantastic
This is the UK’s first major exhibition dedicated to the work of Black artists who use fantastical elements to address racial injustice and explore alternative realities.
In the Black Fantastic
11am to 7pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 18th September
2022-06-29
2022-09-18
Life in a cup - coffee culture in the Islamic world
Life in a cup presents a fascinating beverage story and explores the traditions that make coffee a way of life in parts of the Islamic world.
Life in a cup - coffee culture in the Islamic world
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 18th September
2021-10-27
2022-09-18

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 3rd September 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
2022-09-03
2022-09-03

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

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 3rd September 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
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
Follow the footsteps of Dr Johnson (and his cat, Hodge) along Fleet Street and its alleyways.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
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
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
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
2022-09-03
2022-09-03
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2022-09-03
2022-09-03