The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 16th May.


Top events in London on Thu 16th May 2024

Merchant & Found, one of the UK’s leading online vintage furniture and lighting stores, hosts a 6,000-square-foot vintage supermarket at the Vinyl Factory Soho.
2024-05-16
10am to 7pm
 
Soho North
Soho North
This three day event will be a celebration of all things pewter, with live demonstrations, workshops and exhibits
2024-05-16
11am to 1:30pm
 
City of London
City of London
Take a Virtual Tour of St Paul’s with City of London Guide & Lecturer and St Paul's Cathedral Guide Jill Finch.
2024-05-16
2pm to 3pm
 
City of London
A Virtual Tour of St Paul’s Cathedral
City of London
Visit grooming experts MÜHLE on Thursday 16 May for an evening of brush-making and shaving demonstrations, trivia and bubbles.
2024-05-16
5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Soho North
Soho North
After hours opening of the Old Operating Theatre museum.
2024-05-16
6pm to 8:30pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
Join Wendy Moore as she reveals the remarkable story of the unconventional love and loyalty of Vera ‘Jack’ Holme and Evelina Haverfield, suffragettes, life partners and trailblazing feminists who carved radical new paths for women during the First World War.
2024-05-16
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
Join Alison Weir and Sarah Gristwood in conversation as they explore the dynamic relationship between the courts of Tudor England and Renaissance France.
2024-05-16
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Pimlico
Pimlico
Two talks on the history of swords in the British Army and how they are made today.
2024-05-16
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Chelsea
Chelsea
Every book-lover's dream: a celebration of 550 years of the printed book
2024-05-16
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
In his first public talk, BBC correspondent Daniel De Simone will offer previously unheard insights into his two-year investigation
2024-05-16
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

Online events / webinars

Join curators Sarah Vowles and Grant Lewis as they introduce and explore the context, themes and highlight objects of the new exhibition Michelangelo: the last decades.
4:30pm to 5:30pm
 

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Billingsgate Market at the Heritage Gallery
A small display of documents about Billingsgate Market in the Guildhall Art Gallery's Heritage room (lower basement).
Billingsgate Market at the Heritage Gallery
10:30am to 4pm
City of London
Closing soon Thu, 16th May
2024-01-27
2024-05-16
Free  
A three-day exhibition which will host the very best of arts, crafts, and design from all corners of the craft sector.
11am to 9pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Fri, 17th May
2024-05-15
2024-05-17
Fabian Ramírez: Firing of the Idols
Hissing snakes look on as men holding flaming torches set about burning numerous different human heads, masks, and shields.
Fabian Ramírez: Firing of the Idols
11am to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 18th May
2024-04-10
2024-05-18
The Time is Always Now Artists Reframe the Black Figure
A major study of the Black figure – and its representation in contemporary art.
The Time is Always Now Artists Reframe the Black Figure
10:30am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 19th May
2024-02-22
2024-05-19
LCW - Chinese Design: Harmony in Diversity
An exhibition showcasing traditional Chinese crafts alongside innovative modern designs.
LCW - Chinese Design: Harmony in Diversity
10am to 5pm
Tower Hill
Closing soon Sun, 19th May
2024-05-13
2024-05-19
An exhibition in the Austrian Embassy of practices ranging from mouth-blown glass to traditional porcelain, hats, jewellery and more.
11am to 6pm
Belgravia
Closing soon Sun, 19th May
2024-05-14
2024-05-19
A display exploring the body of literature about London by European writers from across the centuries.
9am to 7pm
Euston
Closing soon Mon, 20th May
2023-11-10
2024-05-20
Through photographs, possessions, interviews, maps and more, this exhibition explores the lives and stories of generations of UCL students.
9am to 7pm
Euston
Closing soon Mon, 20th May
2023-11-10
2024-05-20
The museum exhibition features first-hand accounts of the horrors and moments of hope faced by doctors tackling the impact of the virus.
9am to 5pm
Camden
Closing soon Fri, 24th May
2023-09-25
2024-05-24
This exhibition presents a rare & unique opportunity to see original prints by Deakin once owned by Francis Bacon.
10am to 5pm
Bloomsbury
Closing soon Fri, 24th May
2024-04-26
2024-05-24

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