The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 11th November.


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Top events in London on Sat 11th Nov 2023

On the day of the Lord Mayor's show, there's free entry to the Cathedral's ground floor.
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8:30am to 3:30pm
 
City of London
Free entry to St Paul's Cathedral
City of London
This Remembrance Weekend, come and admire the War Widows Quilt and discover the work that went into creating this moving piece of collaborative art.
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10am to 5:30pm
 
Chelsea
War Widows Quilt
Chelsea
Watch the three mile-long procession to mark the Lord Mayor’s first full day in office.
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10am to 3pm
 
Tolworth Showtrain is the Society’s annual model railway show in November. It is one of the largest shows held in the South East.
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10am to 5:30pm
 
Surbiton
Surbiton
The museum, normally only open Mon-Fri will be open today for the Lord Mayor's Show.
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11am to 4pm
 
City of London
City of London
A day of talks and tours to mark the closing of the Museum of London Docklands Indo + Caribbean display.
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11:30am to 4pm
 
Poplar
Poplar
‘How to Read a Censored Book’ invites you to take a closer look at a selection of queer literature seized by the UK government in the 1980s and to consider some of the many different ways they might be read today.
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1:30pm to 5:30pm
 
Euston
How to Read a Censored Book
Euston

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Lord Mayor's state coach on display
For the week on either side of the Lord Mayor's show, the State Coach he will ride in will be on display in the Guildhall Yard.
Lord Mayor's state coach on display
All Day
City of London
Closing soon Mon, 13th November
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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
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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
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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
Soldiers of the Commonwealth
Explore lesser-known stories of servicemen and women from around the Commonwealth in this free exhibition.
Soldiers of the Commonwealth
10:30am to 3:30pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Fri, 17th November
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2023-11-17
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
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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
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2023-11-19
Tears of Gold
An exhibtion of paintings that show hope in the face of persecution.
Tears of Gold
9am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 19th November
2023-11-04
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
12pm to 5pm
Sloane Square
Closing soon Fri, 24th November
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 11th November 2023

Have you ever wondered what Somerset House was built for and what has taken place within this Grade 1 listed building over the years?
 Starts at 12pm
 
 Strand
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Historical highlights tour of Somerset House

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 11th 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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Join Open City for a walking tour exploring the King’s Cross regeneration site
 Starts at 10am
 
 Whitehall
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Join Open City for a walking tour discovering the extraordinary architecture of Elephant & Castle
 Starts at 10:30am
 
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Join a walk and learn about the history of 20th century public housing, told through the homes lying between East Acton and White City
 11am to 1:15pm
 
 Shepherds Bush
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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
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Join Open City for a walking tour marking 300 years since the death of Sir Christopher Wren
 Starts at 11am
 
 Tower Hill
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 2:30pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
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An immersive night walk through the slaughter grounds of Smithfield and hallowed alleys of Clerkenwell exploring how, over two thousand years, London went from darkness into light, with torch-lit performances in churchyards and courts, and a supply of piping-hot wine.
 5pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
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