The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 29th November.


Top events in London on Wed 29th Nov 2023

In this talk, former housing association developer turned heritage professional, Roland Jeffery, steers us through these changes to the area and their correlation with the social conditions of the time.
2023-11-29
Starts at 7pm
 
Paddington
Paddington

Online events / webinars

Susan Major discusses the working class railway excursions for women in early Victorian Britain.
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Women on the Move: Working Class Railway Excursions,  A Talk by Susan Major
Join author Helena Kelly as she retells Dickens’ story from his childhood to his deathbed, uncovers the truths he tried to keep hidden
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
The Life and Lies of Charles Dickens

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

‘The Mews-eum’ tells the story of 4 Doughty Mews from humble stables to a quiet residential oasis, and now as a centre for exploring the cultural heritage of Egypt.
10:30am to 4:30pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Wed, 29th November
2023-07-10
2023-11-29
Display of Rock, Pop & Film memorabilia
Ahead of being sold at auction, a collection of Rock, Pop & Film memorabilia will be shown at Bonham's auction house.
Display of Rock, Pop & Film memorabilia
9am to 11am
Hanover Square
Closing soon Wed, 29th November
2023-11-26
2023-11-29
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 8pm
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 5pm
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
Derek Jarman: Queer
A series of paintings by Derek Jarman that deal with love, sex and death and are a direct response to media coverage of the AIDS crisis in the UK.
Derek Jarman: Queer
12pm to 6pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sat, 16th December
2023-10-05
2023-12-16
Lisetta Carmi: Identities
The first museum show in the UK of work by ground-breaking Italian photographer Lisetta Carmi, whose imagery is currently receiving renewed attention.
Lisetta Carmi: Identities
11am to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Sun, 17th December
2023-09-20
2023-12-17
Making their mark: women silversmiths from Oman
This exhibition celebrates three generations of women silversmiths from the Sultanate of Oman, showcasing their silver work and personal testimonies.
Making their mark: women silversmiths from Oman
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 17th December
2023-10-19
2023-12-17

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 29th 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
2023-11-29
2023-11-29
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
2023-11-29
2023-11-29
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
2023-11-29
2023-11-29
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-11-29
2023-11-29