The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 12th July.


Top events in London on Fri 12th Jul 2024

Dr James Mackay explores how Black freedom seekers found refuge with the British Army during the American War of Independence.
2024-07-12
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
Refuge Within the British Lines
Chelsea
This panel discussion will explore different perspectives on the experience of adapting the biographies of Queens for storytelling in musicals, operas and plays, novels, film and television.
2024-07-12
7pm to 8pm
 
Soho
Soho
An evening to learn about the gardens of the Bloomsbury group.
2024-07-12
7pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

Online events / webinars

Join Helen Fry to learn about MI9, the WWII organisation that engineered the escape of Allied forces from behind enemy lines.
2pm to 3pm
 
MI9: Escape and Evasion in the Second World War

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Cosmopolis: Émigré Art Dealers in 20th Century Britain
This exhibition examines the lives, careers and artists exhibited by art dealers who were driven out of Continental Europe by Nazi rule to seek refuge in Britain.
Cosmopolis: Émigré Art Dealers in 20th Century Britain
10am to 5:30pm
St John's Wood
Ends on Fri 6th September
2024-06-26
2024-09-06
This exhibition examines a collection of works on paper made by British colonialists in nineteenth-century India.
10am to 8pm
Euston
Ends on Fri 12th July
2024-04-25
2024-07-12
The Witch Burns
Works by some of the leading names in contemporary art are being displayed at Fitzrovia Chapel in an exploration of witchcraft, womanhood, feminism and satire.
The Witch Burns
12pm to 4pm
Tottenham Court Road
Ends on Fri 12th July
2024-07-03
2024-07-12
Drawn Together: Royal Drawing School Summer Show 2024
A group exhibition that reveals the breadth and flexibility of drawing and the unique way in which it connects all artistic practice.
Drawn Together: Royal Drawing School Summer Show 2024
9am to 9pm
Shoreditch
Ends on Fri 12th July
2024-06-18
2024-07-12
Freud and Latin America
Through personal letters, photographs, sculptures, books and marginalia, Freud and Latin America will investigate the roots of psychoanalysis in the region.
Freud and Latin America
10:30am to 5pm
Hampstead
Ends on Sun 14th July
2024-01-17
2024-07-14
Fran Hayes | Thick, Stretchy, Sticky Space
Thick, Stretchy, Sticky Space features digital paintings and video works that delve into speculative landscapes.
12pm to 6pm
Bethnal Green
Ends on Sun 14th July
2024-05-10
2024-07-14
Fruit of Friendship: Portraits by Mary Beale
Mary Beale (1633-1699) was one of Britain’s first professional woman artists and is subject of this exhibition featuring 25 of her works from public and private collections, including some never seen before in public.
Fruit of Friendship: Portraits by Mary Beale
9:30am to 6pm
St James
Ends on Fri 19th July
2024-04-25
2024-07-19
Gérard Schneider
Featuring works created between 1956 and 1981, this exhibition traces the evolution of Schneider’s formal vocabulary through the post-war years.
Gérard Schneider
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Ends on Sat 20th July
2024-05-03
2024-07-20
The Last Caravaggio
The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, 1610, lent by the Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, will be displayed alongside another late work by the Italian artist from the National Gallery Collection, Salome receives the Head of John the Baptist, about 1609–10.
The Last Caravaggio
10am to 9pm
Trafalgar Square
Ends on Sun 21st July
2024-04-18
2024-07-21
Simon Wheatley - Silverlink
Leica Gallery London is exhibiting Simon Wheatley’s series Silverlink, all shot with the Leica M-System and exclusively printed for the first time.
Simon Wheatley - Silverlink
10am to 6pm
Mayfair
Ends on Sun 21st July
2024-05-17
2024-07-21

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