The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 3rd August.


Top events in London on Sat 3rd Aug 2024

Monthly opening on a Saturday of this exhibition which is usually only open Mon-Fri.
2024-08-03
9:30am to 5pm
 
Southwark
‘Her booke’ Early Modern Women and their Books
Southwark
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

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A Fine Line: Modern Makers at Pitzhanger
An exhibition of modern ceramics and glass, curated by Joanna Bird.
A Fine Line: Modern Makers at Pitzhanger
10am to 5pm
Ealing
Ends on Sun 4th August
2024-05-08
2024-08-04
Japan: Myths to Manga
From Hokusai to Pokémon, Studio Ghibli, robots and beyond, the exhibition takes young visitors on an atmospheric and playful journey revealing the influence of folklore on Japan’s art and design.
Japan: Myths to Manga
10am to 5:45pm
Bethnal Green
Ends on Sun 11th August
2023-10-14
2024-08-11
The Art of Wallpaper: Morris & Co. in Context
This exhibition focuses on William Morris, placing his wallpaper designs within the context of the radical changes in taste witnessed during the Victorian era.
The Art of Wallpaper: Morris & Co. in Context
2pm to 5pm
Hammersmith
Ends on Sun 11th August
2024-03-23
2024-08-11
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
This exhibition follows the lives of British soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years.
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Wed 21st August
2022-05-22
2024-08-21
Beryl Cook / Tom of Finland
This exhibition brings together the work of these two cultural icons for the very first time.
Beryl Cook / Tom of Finland
10am to 5pm
Clapham
Ends on Sun 25th August
2024-05-15
2024-08-25
Beyond the Bassline: 500 Years of Black British Music
For centuries, Black communities have created music in the UK, melding global influences into a Black British sound that has echoed through generations.
Beyond the Bassline: 500 Years of Black British Music
9:30am to 5:30pm
Camden
Ends on Mon 26th August
2024-04-26
2024-08-26
Abstractions: Studies from the National Theatre
An exhibition of photos and artwork inspired by the brutalist appearance of the National Theatre.
Abstractions: Studies from the National Theatre
10am to 11pm
Southwark
Ends on Sat 31st August
2024-01-26
2024-08-31
A World Apart: the Work of Charles Lutyens
This exhibition explores Lutyens' artistic practice, which continued alongside his professional career.
A World Apart: the Work of Charles Lutyens
10am to 5pm
Beckenham
Ends on Sat 31st August
2024-06-08
2024-08-31
Dressed to Deliver
You can spot your postie by their brightly coloured get-up, but what’s the history of their uniform and how has it changed?
Dressed to Deliver
10am to 5pm
Farringdon
Ends on Sun 1st September
2023-10-18
2024-09-01
Delve into the powerful, participatory work of artist and activist Yoko Ono
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 1st September
2024-02-15
2024-09-01

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 3rd August 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
2024-08-03
2024-08-03

St Pancras Hotel Tour

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
2024-08-03
2024-08-03

Somerset House - Historical Highlights Tour

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