The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 1st November.


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Top events in London on Wed 1st Nov 2023

The launch of Linda McDougall's new biography of Marcia Williams, who became the first woman political adviser to a Prime Minister.
2023-11-01
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Whitechapel
Whitechapel
Visitors will enjoy seeing 7 Hammersmith Terrace in low lighting, which creates a unique and special effect on wallpapers, textiles and furniture
2023-11-01
Starts at 6pm
 
Hammersmith
A Candlelit Tour of Emery Walker's House
Hammersmith
Van Gogh specialist Martin Bailey examines the struggles that he faced and how he overcame them to channel his creativity into his art.
2023-11-01
Starts at 7pm
 
Stockwell
Martin Bailey: Starry Night, Van Gogh at the Asylum
Stockwell

Online events / webinars

Historian Helen Fry will look at the rich and varied intelligence and espionage work women undertook as civilians and in uniform.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Women in Intelligence

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

British Indian Army: Soldiers of the First World War
This temporary display highlights the contribution of the Indian Army across the globe during the First World War.
British Indian Army: Soldiers of the First World War
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 5th November
2023-08-08
2023-11-05
R.I.O.T. Reclamation In Our Time
Exhibited for the first time - ex-issue police riot helmets transformed by contemporary artists
R.I.O.T. Reclamation In Our Time
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Tue, 7th November
2023-10-27
2023-11-07
Pearson Silver Collection highlights exhibition
An exhibition of highlights from The Pearson Silver Collection devoted to post-World War II British designer silver.
Pearson Silver Collection highlights exhibition
10:30am to 4pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Fri, 10th November
2023-10-30
2023-11-10
An exhibition in the foyer of One Canada Square office block of photos taken by Daily Mirror photojournalists over the decades.
All Day
Poplar
Closing soon Tue, 14th November
2023-10-17
2023-11-14
Latent Spaces
A meditative exploration of our collective unconscious through the eyes of artificial intelligence
Latent Spaces
11am to 8pm
Poplar
Closing soon Wed, 15th November
2023-10-14
2023-11-15
Admonitions of the Instructress to the Court Ladies
A fragile 1,500 Chinese scroll goes on display for a few weeks each year.
Admonitions of the Instructress to the Court Ladies
10am to 4pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Wed, 15th November
2023-10-05
2023-11-15
Keith Clapson - Touching the Surface
This exhibition brings together a substantial body of ceramic sculptures made by artist Keith Clapson between 2017 and 2023.
Keith Clapson - Touching the Surface
9:30am to 5pm
Beckenham
Closing soon Sat, 18th November
2023-09-20
2023-11-18
Indo + Caribbean: The creation of a culture
A display exploring the underrepresented history of Indian indenture in the British Caribbean.
Indo + Caribbean: The creation of a culture
10am to 5pm
Poplar
Closing soon Sun, 19th November
2023-05-19
2023-11-19
The Polar Silk Road
Gregor Sailer's photography exhibition explores the new Arctic trade routes opening due to melting ice cap.
The Polar Silk Road
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Fri, 24th November
2023-05-26
2023-11-24
Re:Imagining Musicals
This display celebrates the glittering world of musical theatre, exploring the evolution and craftmanship of iconic musicals
Re:Imagining Musicals
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Mon, 27th November
2022-10-18
2023-11-27

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 1st November 2023

Visit the Ministry of Magic, The Leaky Cauldron, Diagon Alley and Platform 9¾, all on this half-day guided tour of the wizarding world.
 9am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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Explore the site of Henry VIII's shipyard at Deptford
 9:15am to 10:45am
 
 Deptford
2023-11-01
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Join a group of fellow muggles for a walking tour and see the real-life locations that inspired sets such as Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and the Ministry of Magic.
 Starts at 11am
 
 City of London
2023-11-01
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Join Open City for a walking tour discovering the extraordinary architecture of Golden Lane and Barbican Estates
 Starts at 11am
 
 City of London
2023-11-01
2023-11-01
Walk in the footsteps of London’s most infamous serial killer on this exhilarating walking tour to real-life murder locations.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Pimlico South
2023-11-01
2023-11-01
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-11-01
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