The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Sunday 2nd June.


Top events in London on Sun 2nd Jun 2024

The Science Museum's basement gallery, filled with domestic appliances, will close today, so this is your last chance to visit.
2024-06-02
10am to 6pm
 
South Kensington
Last chance to visit the Secret Life of the Home gallery
South Kensington
This exciting annual event is steeped in history and an opportunity to see the gentle giants of the horse world in action.
2024-06-02
10am to 5pm
 
Enfield
Herts Heavy Horse and Country Show
Enfield
Visitors to the mill are given a full guided tour covering the history, operation and principal features of Shirley Windmill.
2024-06-02
12pm to 5pm
 
Croydon
Croydon
Ever wondered what goes on behind the gates of Opera Holland Park?
2024-06-02
12pm to 4:30pm
 
A tour describing the unique history of Alice Billing House, and the plans for its future.
2024-06-02
2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
Stratford
After the Firefighters – Creating Futures at Alice Billing House
Stratford
Sarah Wise pieces together the lives irrevocably changed by this devastating legislation and provides a compelling study of how early twentieth-century attitudes to class, gender and disability resulted in a nationwide scandal.
2024-06-02
3pm to 4:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Assignments 2024: The BPPA Exhibition
The British Press Photographers’ Association presents its annual ‘Assignments’ exhibition celebrating the best of press photography from its members.
Assignments 2024: The BPPA Exhibition
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 2nd June
2024-05-24
2024-06-02
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
Closing soon 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
Closing soon 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
Closing soon Sun, 2nd June
2024-02-01
2024-06-02
Bella Hoare | A Different Green
Bella Hoare’s solo exhibition 'A Different Green' showcases paintings that celebrate femininity and its relationship with the natural world.
Bella Hoare | A Different Green
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 2nd June
2024-05-22
2024-06-02
anciful Figures turns visitors’ attention to ‘staffage’, the small human and animal figures in architectural drawings, which became increasingly popular during the eighteenth century.
10am to 5pm
Holborn
Closing soon Sun, 9th June
2024-03-22
2024-06-09
Acts of Resistance: Photography, Feminisms and the Art of Protest
Photography has long been associated with acts of resistance. It is used to document action, share ideas, inspire change, tell stories, gather evidence and fight against injustice.
Acts of Resistance: Photography, Feminisms and the Art of Protest
11am to 6pm
Peckham
Closing soon Sun, 9th June
2024-03-08
2024-06-09
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
Closing soon Sat, 15th June
2024-02-15
2024-06-15
Showcasing more than 160 rare vintage prints, this exhibition spans the career of both artists – and suggests new ways to look at their work.
10:30am to 6pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 16th June
2024-03-21
2024-06-16
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
Closing soon Sun, 23rd June
2024-02-01
2024-06-23

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Sunday 2nd June 2024

A walk exploring the history of 20th century public housing in London, told through the homes lying between East Acton and White City
 11am to 1:15pm
 
 Shepherds Bush
2024-06-02
2024-06-02