The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Wednesday 17th July.


Top events in London on Wed 17th Jul 2024

Two sets of military gun salutes will take place today to mark the Birthday of HM The Queen.
2024-07-17
11:30am to 2pm
 
Gun salutes in Green Park and Tower of London
Historian Sarah Wise discusses her new book examining the horrifying reality of the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act.
2024-07-17
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Clerkenwell
An Evening with Author Sarah Wise – The Undesirables
Clerkenwell
A journey through 20th and 21st century railway architecture and design
2024-07-17
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Soho
Station by Christopher Beanland
Soho

 

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
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
A Book of Hours for Robin Hood Gardens
This exhibition by Judit Ferencz comprises hand-made books and booklets which trace the lifecycle of the East London council estate Robin Hood Gardens (1972).
A Book of Hours for Robin Hood Gardens
10am to 5pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Sat 20th July
2024-06-01
2024-07-20
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 6pm
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 7pm
Mayfair
Ends on Sun 21st July
2024-05-17
2024-07-21
Great Escapes: Remarkable Second World War Captives
This exhibition explores the human spirit during captivity during the Second World War.
Great Escapes: Remarkable Second World War Captives
9am to 5pm
Richmond
Ends on Sun 21st July
2024-02-02
2024-07-21
Michelangelo: the last decades
This exhibition looks at the last 30 years of Michelangelo's remarkable life.
Michelangelo: the last decades
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 28th July
2024-05-02
2024-07-28
METAMORPHOSIS
This exhibition showcases four award-winning photographers and filmmakers undertaking ground-breaking work in their practices of eco-conscious photography and film.
METAMORPHOSIS
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Ends on Sun 28th July
2024-05-26
2024-07-28
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
This is a 360º digital art exhibition that invites you to step into the universe of the Dutch genius, Vincent van Gogh.
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
10am to 7pm
Whitechapel
Ends on Wed 31st July
2024-05-29
2024-07-31

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Wednesday 17th July 2024

 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2024-07-17
2024-07-17