The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 15th June.


Top events in London on Sat 15th Jun 2024

A weekend of science events, talks and tours all taking place around the South Kensington museum.
2024-06-15
All Day
 
South Kensington
South Kensington
For one day only, c2c trains will be using the rarely used bow curve railway track between Limehouse and Stratford stations.
2024-06-15
All Day
 
Come and explore the historic Grade II listed Orpington Priory & Gardens.
2024-06-15
10am to 4pm
 
Orpington
Orpington
A monthly display of classic cars in Waterloo - usually attracting around 20 vehicles.
2024-06-15
11am to 2pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
For one month - self-guided tour of Fairbairn Hall on Saturdays in June.
2024-06-15
12pm to 4pm
 
Plaistow
Fairbairn Hall presents… Self guided tours and exhibition
Plaistow
This event brings together around 40 of the leading national and international antiquarian map dealers to display (and sell) their maps.
2024-06-15
12pm to 7pm
 
South Kensington
London Map Fair
South Kensington
Two sets of military gun salutes will take place today to mark the Official Birthday of HM The King
2024-06-15
12:30pm to 2pm
 
Gun salutes in Green Park and Tower of London
Look to the skies for a large military aircraft flypast over London, including the Red Arrows.
2024-06-15
12:45pm to 1:10pm
 
Military flypast over Central London
Focusing on historical London spaces, this talk will explore aspects of gay male cruising.
2024-06-15
3pm to 4pm
 
Chelsea
Chelsea
Annual collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture showcasing progressive manifestos envisioning a more inclusive London, developed by emerging voices in architecture and the built environment.
2024-06-15
3pm to 5pm
 
Kensington
Kensington
LSE Press author Naila Kabeer and Philip Hensher will explore the purpose and value of different narrative forms, as well as considering the impact of literature on global communities. 
2024-06-15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
Kelly Clancy explores games' impact on war, AI, and democracy, arguing our fascination with games unveils the essence of human nature.
2024-06-15
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Hanover Square
How games shape our reality
Hanover Square
A note that the cruise ship, Star Legend, will visit central London for a day -- and will pass through Tower Bridge.
2024-06-15
9:30pm to 9:45pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
10am to 5pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sat, 15th June
2024-02-13
2024-06-15
Explore and be part of an ideas exhibition, for the redesign of the public realm outside the University of Westminster's Marylebone Campus.
12pm to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sat, 15th June
2024-06-10
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 9pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 16th June
2024-03-21
2024-06-16
Christopher Hope-Fitch: Brutalism in Colour
Brutalism sheds its grey reputation and is given a polychromatic reimagining at Gareth Gardner Gallery during London Festival of Architecture.
Christopher Hope-Fitch: Brutalism in Colour
2pm to 6pm
Deptford
Closing soon Sun, 16th June
2024-06-07
2024-06-16
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
Shark Smiles and Sunflowers
Danish artist, Anders Scrmn Meisner, presents a playful new series of paintings that explore the emotional value of objects and the power of visual storytelling.
Shark Smiles and Sunflowers
11am to 6pm
Wandsworth
Closing soon Sat, 22nd June
2024-05-24
2024-06-22
Silver in the Fast Lane - 40 Years of Fox Silver
A retrospective to celebrate the work of Fox Silver at Goldsmiths’ Hall this summer.
Silver in the Fast Lane - 40 Years of Fox Silver
10am to 3pm
City of London
Closing soon Sat, 22nd June
2024-06-10
2024-06-22
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


Regular Events - Saturday 15th June 2024

Tour inside one of London's greatest gothic buildings. Get an inside view of this gothic masterpiece; The St Pancras Hotel is seen by many as one of the finest example of neo gothic architecture. Assembled using Midland red brick it took five years to complete.
 All Day
 
 Camden
2024-06-15
2024-06-15

St Pancras Hotel Tour

Explore death and memorialisation contained in iconic paintings from the 13th century to the turn of the 20th!
 1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2024-06-15
2024-06-15

Death in The National Gallery

Have you ever wondered what Somerset House was built for and what has taken place within this Grade 1 listed building over the years?
 12pm to 1pm
 
 Strand
2024-06-15
2024-06-15

Somerset House - Historical Highlights Tour

What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Saturday 15th June 2024

A London walking tour exploring urban clamour & architectural change through the buildings & streetscapes of Covent Garden & St Giles
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
2024-06-15
2024-06-15
Last seen more than six centuries ago, the hidden currents of the Walbrook still flow beneath the modern streetscape of the City of London. Follow its forgotten path, threading through the ever-changing urban fabric from Shoreditch to the Thames itself. Along this journey, we delve into the historical, cultural, and architectural layers that define its course, culminating in a rendezvous on the Thames foreshore.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Whitechapel
2024-06-15
2024-06-15