The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 2nd November.


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Top events in London on Thu 2nd Nov 2023

A roundtable discussion and reading from Debasish Lahiri’s Legion of Lost Letters: Dramatic Monologues of Romans In Exile, exploring the place of poetry and storytelling in imagining Roman Britain in the present.
2023-11-02
4pm to 5:30pm
 
Euston
Imagining Roman Britain: A roundtable discussion and reading
Euston
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.
2023-11-02
5pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Monthly late opening at the London Mithraeum
City of London
Join church and public clock specialist Keith Scobie-Youngs to explore the history of the winding of the Great Clock of Westminster.
2023-11-02
5:30pm to 10pm
 
Russell Square
Russell Square
On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
2023-11-02
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation
Holborn
Told for the very first time, this is the shocking and extraordinary story of the most-conniving and manipulative Tudor family you've never
2023-11-02
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
The House of Dudley: A New History of Tudor England - A Talk by Joanne Paul
Southwark
A selection of silent film clips are being screened along with a live 15-piece orchestra.
2023-11-02
Starts at 8pm
 
Brixton
Film Orchestrated: Silent Slapsticks
Brixton

 

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
Traditional Art as Living Practice
A rare exhibition of the work of artist-researchers at The Princes Foundation School of Traditional Arts.
Traditional Art as Living Practice
11am to 4pm
Sloane Square
Closing soon Fri, 24th November
2023-11-02
2023-11-24

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 2nd 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
2023-11-02
2023-11-02
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
2023-11-02
2023-11-02
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-11-02
2023-11-02