The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 26th May.


Top events in London on Sun 26th May 2024

A WW2-era history attraction that's open to the public once a month.
2024-05-26
10:30am to 4pm
 
Watford
Monthly open day at The 1940s Experience
Watford
Once a month, the oldest building in Hackney, St Augustine's Tower is open, so you can climb up to the top.
2024-05-26
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower
Hackney

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Ends on 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
Ends on Mon 27th May
2024-02-09
2024-05-27
Chelsea and Belgravia in Bloom
During the week of the Chelsea Flower Show, loads of shops and streets around Chelsea and Belgravia become a free floral show all of their own.
Chelsea and Belgravia in Bloom
All Day
Strand
Ends on Tue 28th May
2024-05-22
2024-05-28
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
Ends on Fri 31st May
2023-11-01
2024-05-31
Skateboard
£18  
The first major UK exhibition to map the design evolution of the skateboard from the 1950s to today – a story of design, daring and disobedience.
Skateboard
10am to 6pm
Kensington
Ends on Sun 2nd June
2023-10-20
2024-06-02
 Set to Stun: Designing & Filming Sci-Fi in West London
An exhibition about the west London hive of workshops and design studios that fed into some of the country’s most iconic Sci-Fi films and TV shows.
 Set to Stun: Designing & Filming Sci-Fi in West London
10am to 4:30pm
Ealing
Ends on Sun 2nd June
2023-10-20
2024-06-02
 Zimingzhong 凝时聚珍: Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City
Turn back the hands of time and discover a beautiful exhibition of mechanical marvels.
 Zimingzhong 凝时聚珍: Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 2nd June
2024-02-01
2024-06-02
Rediscovering gems
A display of gems collected in classical times -- including some recently recovered by the British Museum from an alleged theft.
Rediscovering gems
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sat 15th June
2024-02-15
2024-06-15
Legion life in the Roman army
This exhibition transports you across the Roman Empire through the life and service of a real Roman soldier, Claudius Terentianus, from enlistment and campaigns to enforcing occupation and then finally retirement.
Legion life in the Roman army
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 23rd June
2024-02-01
2024-06-23
Art Now Zeinab Saleh
An exhibition of delicate and intimate paintings and drawings from Kenyan-born, London-based artist Zeinab Saleh.
Art Now Zeinab Saleh
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Ends on Sun 23rd June
2024-01-19
2024-06-23

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