The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 5th June.


Top events in London on Wed 5th Jun 2024

This is a chance to immerse yourself in the Crystal Palace Subway and see the work that has been taking place for the last two years.
2024-06-05
2:30pm to 7pm
 
Upper Norwood
Going Underground – Exploring the Crystal Palace Subway
Upper Norwood
This lecture confronts the worldwide phenomenon of the persecution of suspected witches, now a serious, contemporary problem condemned by the UN in 2021.
2024-06-05
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
An annual lecture tackling an aspect of the city’s built environment where past, present and future meet, and embracing the principle that the city belongs to all of us.
2024-06-05
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston
A panel debate on the future of unlisted historic buildings in the face of the climate crisis and how we can reimagine them as valuable assets – culturally, environmentally and financially.
2024-06-05
6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
Clerkenwell
Clerkenwell
A talk about England's four surviving round churches.
2024-06-05
7pm to 8pm
 
Clerkenwell
Clerkenwell

Online events / webinars

The epic history of the oldest inhabited continent on the planet told by Zeinab Badawi
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
An African History of Africa

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
Watch in wonder as The Mall Wood Green comes alive with a series of giant inflatable sculptures.
All Day
Wood Green
Closing soon Sun, 9th June
2024-06-03
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 9pm
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
From 1970s activism to the current party scene, the exhibition displays five decades of Hackney life through a camera lens.
9:30am to 5:30pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sat, 15th June
2024-02-13
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
This exhibition highlights far-right nationalist rhetoric from the 1970 – 90s and the anti-fascist, anti-racist responses that followed.
Crisis of Britishness? Immigration, Race and Nation in Modern Britain
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Wed, 19th June
2024-01-29
2024-06-19
Jonathan Yeo's Portrait of Charles III
A chance to see the very red portrait of King Charles III that was recently unveiled.
Jonathan Yeo's Portrait of Charles III
9:30am to 6pm
St James
Closing soon Fri, 21st June
2024-05-16
2024-06-21
Making More Mischief: Folk Costume in Britain
An exhibition of costumes inspired by Englands's many folk traditions.
Making More Mischief: Folk Costume in Britain
10am to 5pm
Olympic Park
Closing soon Sat, 22nd June
2024-04-09
2024-06-22
This exhibition presents the emergence of Indian modern art as a quest for cultural independence.
10:30am to 5pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 22nd June
2024-04-11
2024-06-22

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Wednesday 5th June 2024

St Mary Magdalene’s was designed in the 1860s by the great Victorian architect G E Street who engaged the finest craftsmen and artisans to build and furnish this stunning Victorian masterpiece. Join our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer guides for a highlights tour and to learn about the church’s rich Victorian heritage.
 12pm to 1pm
 
 Paddington
2024-06-05
2024-06-05

Heritage Guided Tour

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