The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Saturday 17th August.


Top events in London on Sat 17th Aug 2024

Tour a historic Grade II listed water tower with views of the Kings Cross area and St Pancras station.
2024-08-17
10am to 4pm
 
Kings Cross
Occasional open day at the St Pancras Water Tower
Kings Cross
This event, returning for the first time since 2019, promises a display of musical talent with approximately 200 cadets showcasing their skills.
2024-08-17
10am to 5:30pm
 
Greenwich
Greenwich
A monthly display of classic cars in Waterloo - usually attracting around 20 vehicles.
2024-08-17
11am to 2pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

 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
Entheon
£25  
This exhibition offers an opportunity to delve into the artists visionary perspectives on consciousness, perception, and the human spirit.
Entheon
10am to 7:30pm
Poplar
Ends on Sat 31st August
2024-06-23
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
Shakespeare and War
This exhibition explores some of the ways in which Shakespeare has shaped how we think about soldiers and the Army, and how we imagine war and its consequences today.
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Sun 1st September
2023-10-06
2024-09-01
Discover Degas & Miss La La
Degas’s 'Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando' takes centre stage in this exhibition that sheds light on this work with newly discovered information about the painting and its sitter.
Discover Degas & Miss La La
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Ends on Sun 1st September
2024-06-06
2024-09-01
The Lore of LOVERBOY
Somerset House presents the first exhibition on international fashion powerhouse Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, which celebrates 10 years of club to catwalk in 2024.
The Lore of LOVERBOY
10am to 5pm
Strand
Ends on Sun 1st September
2024-06-08
2024-09-01

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 17th 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
2024-08-17
2024-08-17

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
2024-08-17
2024-08-17

Somerset House - Historical Highlights Tour

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