The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 19th May.


Top events in London on Sun 19th May 2024

Free entry to the gallery this weekend as part of the Dulwich Festival.
2024-05-19
10am to 5pm
 
Dulwich
Free entry to the Dulwich Picture Gallery
Dulwich
Learn more about the aquatic life that calls Deptford Creek home? Then join them on their fish survey.
2024-05-19
10am to 1pm
 
Deptford
Deptford Creek Fish Survey
Deptford
Watch a ceremonial fleet of boats row from Hampton Court Palace to the Tower of London.
2024-05-19
Starts at 10:30am
 
As a visitor you can expect to see some of the rarest and most unique books available, not to mention unique memorabilia and stunning artworks in their own right.
2024-05-19
11am to 5pm
 
Chelsea
London’s Rare Book Fair
Chelsea
Roger Vadim’s memorable (not always for the right reasons) Scifi fantasy starring Jane Fonda and many well-known faces.
2024-05-19
Starts at 2pm
 
Kennington
Barbarella (1968) on 35mm Film
Kennington
Writer and historian Michael Meyer pieces together unpublished archives, private papers and courtroom transcripts to bring Annie and Victorian London to life.
2024-05-19
2pm to 3pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
Journalist, broadcaster and documentary-maker Jenny Kleeman takes us on an adventure to meet some of the people who decide what we’re worth.
2024-05-19
3pm to 4:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Cabinets Unlocked
Opened just twice a year to coincide with the conservation team's checks of the collection, these cabinets are normally kept closed to protect the pristine interiors from overexposure to light.
Cabinets Unlocked
12pm to 4pm
Ham
Closing soon Fri, 24th May
2024-05-11
2024-05-24
Unravel the Power and Politics of Textiles in Art
Using textiles, fibre and thread, 50 international artists challenge power structures and reimagine the world in this major group exhibition.
Unravel the Power and Politics of Textiles in Art
10am to 5pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2024-01-13
2024-05-26
Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads
A group of hauntingly beautiful, large-scale portrait heads in charcoal by Frank Auerbach - considered some of his early masterpieces – are being presented together for the first time.
Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads
10am to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2024-02-09
2024-05-27
The World Press Photo Contest highlights the year’s most impactful visual stories, fostering a deeper understanding of pressing global issues.
10am to 9pm
Southwark
Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2024-05-03
2024-05-27
Celebrate the centenary of the publication of Freud’s famous work The Ego and the Id with an interactive mini-exhibition exploring visual metaphors behind the id, ego and superego.
10:30am to 5pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2023-11-01
2024-05-31

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