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 September 2024

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


Sunday 1st September

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
2024-09-01
10am to 4pm
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Croydon
Visitors to the mill are given a full guided tour covering the history, operation and principal features of Shirley Windmill.
2024-09-01
12pm to 5pm
 
Croydon
Croydon

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This talk explores the story of Boudica, leader of a bloody rebellion against Roman rule in AD 60, interrogating the Roman historical source
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Slaughter, Fire and Gibbet: Boudica - Archaeology - Dr Duncan Mackay

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Monday 2nd September

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Tuesday 3rd September

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Wednesday 4th September

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Thursday 5th September

In this lecture, John Guy and Julia Fox explore the most infamous of Henry’s marriages
2024-09-05
1pm to 2pm
 
Soho
Soho
On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
2024-09-05
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation
Holborn

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This talk will uncover a hidden sexual level of meaning in the world’s most famous frontispiece
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Monster’s Penis - Prof Mulvey-Roberts

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Friday 6th September

Six times a year, the private gardens at Lambeth Palace are opened to the public.
2024-09-06
12pm to 3pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
Tudor historian Suzannah Lipscomb explores the historiography of Henry VIII’s Queens.
2024-09-06
7pm to 8pm
 
Soho
Soho

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Saturday 7th September

Monthly opening on a Saturday of this exhibition which is usually only open Mon-Fri.
2024-09-07
9:30am to 5pm
 
Southwark
‘Her booke’ Early Modern Women and their Books
Southwark
Come behind the scenes and explore the stores at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre.
2024-09-07
1:30pm to 2:30pm
 
Blackheath
Behind the scenes tours of the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Blackheath
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2024-09-07
2pm to 5pm
 
Tooting
London Sewing Machine Museum - monthly open day
Tooting

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Sunday 8th September

Monthly open day at a historic water mill.
2024-09-08
2pm to 5pm
 
Cobham
Cobham

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Monday 9th September

Two sets of military gun salutes will take place today to mark the Birthday of HM The Queen.
2024-09-09
11:30am to 2pm
 
Gun salutes in Hyde Park and Tower of London

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Tuesday 10th September

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Wednesday 11th September


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In 1818 a mysterious middle-aged woman, dressed mainly in white began to wander the grounds of Newstead Abbey
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Mystery of Sophia Hyatt: White Lady Newstead Abbey -  Dr Sophie Hollinshead

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Thursday 12th September

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Friday 13th September

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Saturday 14th September

Normally you need to pay to visit the gardens, but on a few weekends a year, the gardens are free to visit.
2024-09-14
10am to 4pm
 
East Molesey
Free entry to Hampton Court Palace gardens
East Molesey
Tour a historic Grade II listed water tower with views of the Kings Cross area and St Pancras station.
2024-09-14
10am to 4pm
 
Kings Cross
Occasional open day at the St Pancras Water Tower
Kings Cross

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Sunday 15th September

Normally you need to pay to visit the gardens, but on a few weekends a year, the gardens are free to visit.
2024-09-15
10am to 4pm
 
East Molesey
Free entry to Hampton Court Palace gardens
East Molesey
Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open 13 days in 2024, and this is one of the open days.
2024-09-15
10am to 11am
 
Twickenham
Pope's Grotto open day
Twickenham

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Monday 16th September

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Tuesday 17th September

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Wednesday 18th September

A talk by Ian Lacey, Royal Holloway University of London, on the historical and social significance of this coming of age adventure.
2024-09-18
6pm to 7pm
 
Clerkenwell
Europe by train, 1972-1997: The experiences of young British Interrailers
Clerkenwell

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Thursday 19th September

In this talk, Naomi Ryan will discuss some of the most controversial murder cases in British criminal history,
2024-09-19
Starts at 6:30pm
 
Covent Garden
Covent Garden
Come and listen to acclaimed historian and author Dr Angela Buckley introduce her new book, with signings, and refreshments.
2024-09-19
7pm to 9pm
 
Clerkenwell
Book Launch - The Bermondsey Murder: Scotland Yard’s First Great Challenge
Clerkenwell

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Friday 20th September

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Saturday 21st September

Bermondsey Street Festival is an annual celebration of music, dance, arts, cuisine and creativity
2024-09-21
Starts at 12am
 
Southwark
Southwark
A monthly display of classic cars in Waterloo - usually attracting around 20 vehicles.
2024-09-21
11am to 2pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

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Sunday 22nd September

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Monday 23rd September


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In this lecture, step into the captivating world of the Vikings and delve into their rich culture and enduring traditions
8pm to 9pm
 
An essential guide to Viking culture and traditions - Lena Heide-Brennand

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Tuesday 24th September


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An online talk about the purchases needed to set up a 19th-century hospital.
1pm to 2pm
 
Open lecture – Shopping for a nineteenth century hospital

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Wednesday 25th September

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Thursday 26th September


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This lecture is an introduction to the art of planetary herbalism- a practice with roots extending deep into the ancient world
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Introduction to Planetary Herbalism - Melissa Madara

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Friday 27th September

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Saturday 28th September

A day of talks on the dramatic Wars of the Roses, transporting you back to this tumultuous period in history!
2024-09-28
10:30am to 4pm
 
Southwark
The Wars of the Roses - A Day of Talks
Southwark

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Sunday 29th September

A WW2-era history attraction that's open to the public once a month.
2024-09-29
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.
2024-09-29
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower
Hackney

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Monday 30th September

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