The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 23rd November.


Top events in London on Thu 23rd Nov 2023

The festive celebration will host over 100 curated stands
2023-11-23
10am to 5pm
 
Chelsea
Chelsea
History Day is a day for students, researchers & history enthusiasts to explore library, museum, archive and history collections across the UK & beyond.
2023-11-23
11am to 4pm
 
Euston
Euston
In this lecture, Professor Roland Greene will consider the First Folio as an event, not only in its immediate national context but from outside England and in light of its influence over the long term.
2023-11-23
6pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston
The launch of a new creative venue, The Handbag Factory, with an inaugural exhibition opening.
2023-11-23
6pm to 9pm
 
Kennington
Launch Event & Exhibition Opening at The Handbag Factory
Kennington
Join Dr Matt Lodder to explore a botanical perspective of tattoo design, tools and inks from prehistory to the present
2023-11-23
6:15pm to 7:30pm
 
Pimlico
Lindley Late: Botany and Tattoos - A Story of Design and Discovery
Pimlico
Delve into the world of Tudor warfare at sea and explore the creation and function of Tudor gun-shields.
2023-11-23
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Whitehall
Henry VIII’s Gun Shield: Arming the Mary Rose
Whitehall
Join writer and speaker Nick Page for this fun and informative look at myths and traditions of the festive season.
2023-11-23
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Christmas: Tradition, Truth and Total Baubles - Festive Talk by Nick Page
Southwark
Celebrate a decade of Concretopia this is a special night back in Bookseller Crow, where it all began.
2023-11-23
7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
Upper Norwood
Concretopia: A Brutal Decade with John Grindrod
Upper Norwood

Online events / webinars

This talk with Dr Kris Lockyear explores the techniques used to discover an ancient Roman palace in Hertfordshire.
1pm to 2pm
 
Lunch Hour Lecture

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Crown and Coronation
The launch event of Crown and Coronation at the Tower of London before it begins its UK wide tour in 2024.
Crown and Coronation
5pm to 7:45pm
Tower Hill
Closing soon Sat, 25th November
2023-11-17
2023-11-25
Engineers Create
The exhibition is a journey through an Alladin's cave of engineering exploration.
Engineers Create
12pm to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sat, 25th November
2023-11-16
2023-11-25
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
If you could, would you edit your DNA? To treat disease, or to enhance your body? Which diseases should we try to cure, and who decides? Where would you draw the line?
10am to 4pm
Camden
Closing soon Sat, 2nd December
2023-02-11
2023-12-02
An exhibition, in collaboration with the BBC, celebrating the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who and its life at Riverside Studios.
9am to 9pm
Hammersmith
Closing soon Sun, 3rd December
2023-10-16
2023-12-03
Extraordinary Endeavors
An exhibition celebrating the Royal Asiatic Society’s bicentenary and its involvement in the study of science, literature, religion, and the arts of Asia since 1823.
Extraordinary Endeavors
10:30am to 8pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 15th December
2023-10-12
2023-12-15
Reformation Cardinal
An exhibition about the British priest who nearly became Pope.
Reformation Cardinal
5:30pm to 5pm
Southwark
Closing soon Fri, 15th December
2023-10-05
2023-12-15
‘Not Just Words: Learning languages through art and objects’ is an interactive video showcase in the UCL Art Museum, inviting visitors to engage with the many modern and ancient languages taught at UCL using works from the collection.
1pm to 5pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 15th December
2023-11-14
2023-12-15

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 23rd 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
2023-11-23
2023-11-23
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
2023-11-23
2023-11-23
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-11-23
2023-11-23