The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 15th December.


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Top events in London on Fri 15th Dec 2023

Join Dr Alastair Massie as he examines one of the pivotal moments in Britain’s defence of the Low Countries during the War of the Austrian Succession.
2023-12-15
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
Sir John Ligonier’s Martyred Road to Rocoux
Chelsea
A talk about the disapearing architecture of the classic telephone exchange.
2023-12-15
2pm to 3:30pm
 
Strand
Strand
The museum will open later than usual to welcome visitors into a magical new take on its exhibition spaces, illuminated almost entirely by candles.
2023-12-15
4:30pm to 7pm
 
Greenwich
Greenwich
Hear about the latest cutting-edge satellite research and developments in how we observe the Earth from space.
2023-12-15
7pm to 8pm
 
Greenwich
Greenwich

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 8:30pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 17th December
2023-10-19
2023-12-17
The Drawing Year 2023 End of Year Exhibition
An exhibition showcasing more than 400 works by 28 students who have participated in the School’s scholarship course in 2023.
The Drawing Year 2023 End of Year Exhibition
9am to 7pm
Shoreditch
Closing soon Tue, 19th December
2023-12-07
2023-12-19
An exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Chilean military coup.
9am to 7pm
Holborn
Closing soon Wed, 20th December
2023-09-08
2023-12-20
Inventing the Future
This exhibition celebrates the Tercentenary of the Constitutions of the Freemasons.
Inventing the Future
10am to 5pm
Aldwych
Closing soon Thu, 21st December
2023-01-09
2023-12-21
Hidden in Plain Sight: Liberating our Library Collections
"Hidden in Plain Sight" is UCL Library Services' free public exhibition highlighting underrepresented voices in our historic and modern library collections.
Hidden in Plain Sight: Liberating our Library Collections
10am to 7pm
Euston
Closing soon Thu, 21st December
2023-08-11
2023-12-21

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Friday 15th December 2023

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
2023-12-15
2023-12-15
Flea-pits, picture palaces and super-cinemas. This guided walk explores the local cinemas that once entertained thousands each week.
 11:30am to 1pm
 
 Acton
2023-12-15
2023-12-15
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
2023-12-15
2023-12-15
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-12-15
2023-12-15