The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 21st December.


Top events in London on Thu 21st Dec 2023

Late opening of the Bank of England Museum -- and free Christmas tree bauble filled with shredded bank notes
2023-12-21
5pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Museum Late: The Christmas special
City of London

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
An exhibition of works by Italian artist Sergio Lombardo (b.1939, Rome).
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Fri, 22nd December
2023-10-09
2023-12-22
Wanderlust: Travel Japan through Vintage Posters
This exhibition offers a glimpse into a past of tourism posters that resonates with the present.
Wanderlust: Travel Japan through Vintage Posters
10am to 5pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Thu, 28th December
2023-10-10
2023-12-28
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
3pm 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
Tim Lewis - The Forest Visits
An exhibition of kinetic sculptures, made from repurposed found objects and materials, are reconfigured to suggest uncanny encounters between organic matter and industrial processes.
Tim Lewis - The Forest Visits
11am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 6th January
2023-11-30
2024-01-06
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

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 21st December 2023

 6:30am to 8am
 
 Barbican
2023-12-21
2023-12-21
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
2023-12-21
2023-12-21
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
2023-12-21
2023-12-21
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2023-12-21
2023-12-21