The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 6th June.


Top events in London on Thu 6th Jun 2024

Come along and see for yourself this reimagining from family home to public library.
2024-06-06
9:30am to 12pm
 
West Wickham
West Wickham Library - a dekko at Art Deco
West Wickham
Pyrotechnics will be detonated to simulate the firing of the vessel’s guns to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.
2024-06-06
12:50pm to 1:10pm
 
Southwark
HMS Belfast to "fire" its guns
Southwark
On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
2024-06-06
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation
Holborn
Price & Myers welcomes you to their London studio to see how structural and civil engineering help to reimagine the places we live in and share.
2024-06-06
6pm to 9pm
 
Euston
Euston
Join Stanfords with Kris Butler for an exploration of the history of alcohol in Victorian Britain via the ‘drink maps’ that were produced by the temperance movement to promote sobriety.
2024-06-06
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Soho
Drinks Maps in Victorian Britain by Kris Butler
Soho

Online events / webinars

When the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) first opened its doors in 1854, it was termed the Royal Hospital for Incurables. But what were the ‘incurable’ diseases that it treated?
1pm to 2pm
 
Beyond Incurables: the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability’s journey in care
Join Dr Carolina Rangel de Lima, Project Curator for Legion: life in the Roman army as she chairs this panel of speakers on the deep-felt impacts of the Roman army on life in Britain.
4:30pm to 5:30pm
 

 

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 6pm
Peckham
Closing soon Sun, 9th June
2024-03-08
2024-06-09
An exhibition of Middlesex University MA Interiors work that reimagines the opportunities of existing buildings for sustainable redevelopment.
11am to 4pm
Hendon
Closing soon Thu, 13th June
2024-06-06
2024-06-13
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
Closes today
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 8pm
Hackney
Closes today
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
Closes tomorrow
2024-03-21
2024-06-16
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 8pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 22nd June
2024-04-11
2024-06-22

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Thursday 6th June 2024

 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2024-06-06
2024-06-06