The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 23rd April.


Top events in London on Tue 23rd Apr 2024

This talk and document viewing will tell the story of the growth and development of East London, using sections of John Rocque's 1746 map.
2024-04-23
12:30pm to 1:30pm
 
Clerkenwell
'Near Ten Miles Around' - John Rocque and the growth of East London
Clerkenwell
Discover how the RHS led the Dig for Victory campaign during World War Two, with a free 15 minute show and tell.
2024-04-23
1:15pm to 1:30pm
 
Pimlico
Lindley Live - Digging for Victory: How to Feed the Nation
Pimlico
Join Crystal Hollis (PhD) as we learn about what graffiti is, how it has changed over time, and what it tells us about the people of the past.
2024-04-23
2pm to 3pm
 
City of London
Reading Stories in Stone: Historic Graffiti in English Churches
City of London
Historian and author, Kathy Atherton, tells the surprising story of how the Esperance Girls' Club, formed in the slums of Camden by two leaders of the militant 'suffragette' movement, saved the dances of the countryside from extinction.
2024-04-23
Starts at 6pm
 
Farringdon
Farringdon
Meet the houseplant experts for tips on accessible, affordable and achievable gardening in London.
2024-04-23
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Pimlico
Pimlico
Hear from author Sarah Wise as she launches her latest book, The Undesirables, which explores the history of the incarceration of people labelled with a new diagnosis - moral imbecility - and therefore deemed ‘undesirable’ by the state. 
2024-04-23
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Sony World Photography Awards 2024 Exhibition
The Sony World Photography Awards exhibition.
Sony World Photography Awards 2024 Exhibition
11am to 8pm
Strand
Ends on Mon 6th May
2024-04-19
2024-05-06
Falmouth University Exhibition: 24 Hours in Bethnal Green
Oxford House hosts Falmouth University's annual photography exhibition, revealing the hidden life of Bethnal Green over the course of a single 24-hour period.
Falmouth University Exhibition: 24 Hours in Bethnal Green
10am to 5pm
West Norwood
Closing soon Fri, 26th April
2024-03-25
2024-04-26
The Cult of Beauty
This exhibition explores notions of beauty across time and cultures.
The Cult of Beauty
10am to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2023-10-26
2024-04-28
Zheng Bo: Bamboo as Method
A large scale new commission from Hong-Kong based artist Zheng Bo, transforming Somerset House’s courtyard into a bamboo garden.
Zheng Bo: Bamboo as Method
All Day
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2024-02-22
2024-04-28
1001 Days in London
Street photographer Steve Hollingshead celebrates this vibrant metropolis with a gallery-filling installation of 1001 individual photographs.
1001 Days in London
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2024-04-18
2024-04-28
Umbro 100: Sportswear x Fashion
Around 120 examples of the fusion between sportswear and fashion from the Westminster Menswear Archive.
Umbro 100: Sportswear x Fashion
11am to 7pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2024-04-12
2024-04-28
When Forms Come Alive
Spanning over 60 years of contemporary sculpture, this exhibition highlights ways in which artists draw on familiar experiences of movement, flux and organic growth.
When Forms Come Alive
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 5th May
2024-02-07
2024-05-05
Turn It Up: The power of music
Explore how music shapes our lives in this interactive exhibition.
Turn It Up: The power of music
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Mon 6th May
2023-10-19
2024-05-06
BURTYNSKY: Extraction / Abstraction
This exhibition marks the largest exhibition ever mounted in the 40+ year career of world-renowned photographic artist, Edward Burtynsky.
BURTYNSKY: Extraction / Abstraction
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Ends on Mon 6th May
2024-02-14
2024-05-06
For his first show at the gallery in London since 2016, Oehlen continues to explore the rich possibilities and the future of painting.
10am to 6pm
Mayfair
Ends on Sat 11th May
2024-03-21
2024-05-11

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