The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 17th December.


Top events in London on Sun 17th Dec 2023

The re-creation of London route 227 (Bromley to Penge or Crystal Palace) with a fleet of vintage buses.
2023-12-17
All Day
 
Visitors will have a chance to learn about 87 Hackford Road and its most famous tenant
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Stockwell
Stockwell
Take a boat trip through London's longest canal tunnel whilst enjoying a warm fruit punch and mince pie with cream.
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Islington
Canal tunnel trips
Islington
Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from over 30 handpicked vintage traders.
2023-12-17
11am to 5pm
 
Stoke Newington
Stoke Newington

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 5pm
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
An exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Chilean military coup.
11am to 6pm
Holborn
Closing soon Wed, 20th December
2023-09-08
2023-12-20
It All Starts With a Thread
Explore thread as a method and metaphor for connection, collaboration and conversation in this exhibition by ten students.
It All Starts With a Thread
Starts at 11am
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sun, 31st December
2023-08-18
2023-12-31
Ben Edge's British Folk Paintings
An exhibition of paintings showing many of Britain's folk traditions.
Ben Edge's British Folk Paintings
12pm to 10pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sun, 31st December
2023-10-05
2023-12-31
Treasures of Gold and Silver Wire
Featuring over 200 items dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, many of them on display for the first time.
Treasures of Gold and Silver Wire
10am to 4pm
City of London
Closing soon Sun, 31st December
2023-11-13
2023-12-31
Art Now: Rhea Dillon: An Alterable Terrain
This exhibition brings together a group of new and existing sculptures to explore Black women’s labour across histories and geographies.
Art Now: Rhea Dillon: An Alterable Terrain
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Mon, 1st January
2023-05-23
2024-01-01
Injecting Hope: The race for a COVID-19 vaccine
This exhibition explores the worldwide effort to develop vaccines at pandemic speed.
Injecting Hope: The race for a COVID-19 vaccine
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 7th January
2022-11-30
2024-01-07
Titanosaur at the Natural History Museum
Four times heavier than Dippy the Diplodocus, 12 metres longer than Hope the blue whale and making its European debut, prepare to meet titanosaur and learn all about life as the biggest dinosaur.
Titanosaur at the Natural History Museum
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 7th January
2023-03-31
2024-01-07
This exhibition will invite visitors to further their understanding of the Troubles through the multiple perspectives of individuals affected by the conflict.
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 7th January
2023-05-26
2024-01-07

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 17th December 2023

We take you to the places in and around Soho where Marx lived and worked, show you traces of the London he knew, and tell the extraordinary tale of this man who would change the world.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2023-12-17
2023-12-17
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
2023-12-17
2023-12-17
A guided tour where you can learn about the Bengali community’s history, heritage, cultural practices, and the lives of people who are of diverse backgrounds and experience different values and customs!
 12pm to 1:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-12-17
2023-12-17
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
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2023-12-17
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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2023-12-17