The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 27th April.


Top events in London on Sat 27th Apr 2024

Normally you need to pay to visit the gardens, but on a few weekends a year, the gardens are free to visit.
2024-04-27
10am to 4pm
 
East Molesey
Free entry to Hampton Court Palace gardens
East Molesey
The Chelsea Physic Garden will have over 30 stalls selling plants, which gives you both a chance to buy a plant and to visit the Physic Garden for free.
2024-04-27
10am to 5pm
 
Chelsea
Chelsea Physic Garden Plant Festival
Chelsea
A day of talks on Tudor palaces of London in partnership with Tudor Places magazine
2024-04-27
10am to 4pm
 
Southwark
Tudor Palaces of London - A Day of Talks
Southwark
£22.00
A weekend of computer games. W.A.S.D is the central playable and interactive feature of London Games Festival.
2024-04-27
10am to 6pm
 
Whitechapel
W.A.S.D
Whitechapel
The two-day festival includes 100+ vintage fashion traders, rare classic cars and more.
2024-04-27
10am to 6pm
 
Kings Cross
Kings Cross
The Museum's depot in Acton will be open for three days, giving you the opportunity to explore our collections store, with its treasure trove of over 320,000 objects.
2024-04-27
10:30am to 5pm
 
Acton
Acton
An exhibition of quilts to celebrate this SE London quilting group's 25th anniversary.
2024-04-27
10:30am to 4pm
 
Lewisham
Lewisham
The counter-cultural publishing house presents an evening of eclectic authors, artists and musicians, including Jarvis Cocker, Sheena Patel and Musa Okwonga.
2024-04-27
Starts at 7:30pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

 

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
When Marianne and Britannia Meet
An exhibition marking the 120th anniversary of the Entente Cordiale between Britain and France.
When Marianne and Britannia Meet
12pm to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sat, 27th April
2024-03-28
2024-04-27
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
Hampton Court Palace Tulip Festival
Be astonished as over 100,000 tulip bulbs erupt in colour in one of the UK’s biggest display of planted tulips.
Hampton Court Palace Tulip Festival
10am to 4pm
East Molesey
Closing soon Mon, 29th April
2024-04-15
2024-04-29
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 8pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 5th May
2024-02-07
2024-05-05
Some May Work as Symbols: Art Made in Brazil, 1950s–70s
This exhibition finds conversations between various forms of abstraction, symbolism and figuration that were circulating and interacting in the visual culture of Brazil in the mid-20th century.
Some May Work as Symbols: Art Made in Brazil, 1950s–70s
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sun 5th May
2024-02-26
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

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 27th April 2024

Tours last about an hour and fifteen minutes and includes a short walk to set our local context. Tickets cost £12, with discounts for Friends and students.
 10am to 11:30am
 
 Stockwell
2024-04-27
2024-04-27

Guided Tour Of Van Gogh House London

Have you ever wondered what Somerset House was built for and what has taken place within this Grade 1 listed building over the years?
 12pm to 1pm
 
 Strand
2024-04-27
2024-04-27

Somerset House - Historical Highlights Tour

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 27th April 2024

 2:30pm to 4:15pm
 
 Soho
2024-04-27
2024-04-27