Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Things to do in London in August 2024

The ianVisits guide to August's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Thursday 1st August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-01
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-01
10:30am to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston
On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
2024-08-01
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation
Holborn

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Friday 2nd August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-02
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-02
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston
Six times a year, the private gardens at Lambeth Palace are opened to the public.
2024-08-02
12pm to 3pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

Online events / webinars

Mark Girouard, in conversation with Jeremy Musson, talks about his experience of the earliest days of the Victorian Society.
3pm to 5:30pm
 
The Early Days of Vic Soc: Mark Girouard talks to Jeremy Musson Recording

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Saturday 3rd August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-03
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-03
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2024-08-03
2pm to 5pm
 
Tooting
London Sewing Machine Museum - monthly open day
Tooting

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Sunday 4th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-04
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
2024-08-04
10am to 4pm
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Croydon

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Monday 5th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-05
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand

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Tuesday 6th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-06
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-06
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Wednesday 7th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-07
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-07
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston
Visitors to the mill are given a full guided tour covering the history, operation and principal features of Shirley Windmill.
2024-08-07
12pm to 5pm
 
Croydon
Croydon

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Thursday 8th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-08
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-08
10:30am to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Friday 9th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-09
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-09
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Saturday 10th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-10
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open 13 days in 2024, and this is one of the open days.
2024-08-10
10am to 12:30pm
 
Twickenham
Pope's Grotto open day
Twickenham
Upminster Windmill has been extensively restored and is now open one weekend per month from Spring to Autumn.
2024-08-10
10am to 4pm
 
Upminster
Upminster Windmill's monthly open weekend
Upminster
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-10
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Sunday 11th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-11
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
Upminster Windmill has been extensively restored and is now open one weekend per month from Spring to Autumn.
2024-08-11
10am to 4pm
 
Upminster
Upminster Windmill's monthly open weekend
Upminster
Monthly open day at a historic water mill.
2024-08-11
2pm to 5pm
 
Cobham
Cobham

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Monday 12th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-12
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand

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Tuesday 13th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-13
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-13
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Wednesday 14th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-14
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-14
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Thursday 15th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-15
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-15
10:30am to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston
A conversation between best-selling author Annie Garthwaite and historian Dr Nicola Tallis on Annie's latest novel The King's Mother
2024-08-15
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
The King’s Mother - An Evening with Annie Garthwaite and Dr Nicola Tallis
Southwark

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Friday 16th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-16
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-16
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Saturday 17th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-17
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-17
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston
A monthly display of classic cars in Waterloo - usually attracting around 20 vehicles.
2024-08-17
11am to 2pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

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Sunday 18th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-18
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open 13 days in 2024, and this is one of the open days.
2024-08-18
10am to 11am
 
Twickenham
Pope's Grotto open day
Twickenham

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Monday 19th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-19
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand

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Tuesday 20th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-20
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-20
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Wednesday 21st August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-21
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-21
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston
A note for your diaries that the bookings page to reserve tours for this year's Open House Festival will open today.
2024-08-21
Starts at 12pm
 

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Thursday 22nd August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-22
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-22
10:30am to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Friday 23rd August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-23
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-23
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Saturday 24th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-24
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-24
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Sunday 25th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-25
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
A WW2-era history attraction that's open to the public once a month.
2024-08-25
10:30am to 4pm
 
Watford
Monthly open day at The 1940s Experience
Watford
Once a month, the oldest building in Hackney, St Augustine's Tower is open, so you can climb up to the top.
2024-08-25
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower
Hackney

Online events / webinars

This lecture will discuss the advent of the posthuman – and prove that it has existed for much longer than it has been recognised.
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Ancient Greco-Roman Werewolves: Finding the Hum(an)imal - Tanika Koosman

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Monday 26th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-26
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand

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Tuesday 27th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-27
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-27
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Wednesday 28th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-28
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-28
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Thursday 29th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-29
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-29
10:30am to 8pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Friday 30th August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-30
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-30
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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Saturday 31st August

Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
2024-08-31
10am to 5pm
 
Strand
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Strand
The exhibition introduces contemporary art from the Barjeel Foundation, with a focus on the overarching theme of "Boundaries" as both a subject and a tool for meaningfully accessing a diverse array of art from the SWANA region.
2024-08-31
10:30am to 5pm
 
Euston
Euston

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