Things to do in London today

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.


One-Off Events Happening Today

A street long festival, now in its 3rd year, to show off local trades and services. ( )
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Closed to the public since 1833, the unveiling of Woodberry Wetlands is hugely anticipated event. ( )
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A rare opportunity to descend into the historic ice wells beneath the floor of the London Canal Museum. ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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A small display that encapsulates the personal processes of being a Punk in the late 1970s. (Ending Soon Thu, 28th Jul)

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To celebrate 30 years of Poems on the Underground, this new poster parade looks back at a selection of poems from the programme (Ending Soon Fri, 29th Jul)

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Discover a miniature model favela in the Horniman Gardens, created by Project Morrinho. (Ending Soon Thu, 4th Aug)

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This hands-on, fully interactive gaming event features the very best video games and consoles from the past 40 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Aug)

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Two revolving arms narrowly evade each other in a huge mobile of light and sound in constant motion. (Ends on Wed, 10th Aug)

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This exhibition tells Sicily’s fascinating stories – from the arrival of the Greeks to the extraordinary period of enlightenment under Norman rule. (Ends on Sun, 14th Aug)

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Discover a little-known chapter of Indian history through the largest surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile. (Ends on Mon, 15th Aug)

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An exhibition of art inspired by the master film maker (Ends on Wed, 24th Aug)

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This summer exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of a petition to Parliament signed by 1,499 women calling for women's suffrage. (Ends on Sat, 27th Aug)

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Explore the streets of 1960s London through the lens of eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm. (Ends on Mon, 29th Aug)

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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Regular guided tours around Rotherhithe including a climb down into the Brunel shaft above a railway tunnel.. ( )
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Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London and explore a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. ( )
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Guided tours of one of London's great Victorian cemeteries. ( )
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Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath.
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Walking Tours of London

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Thames Path National Trail, a series of walks have been organised by The Ramblers along the entire length of the Thames Path National Trail ( )
Regular guided tours around Rotherhithe including a climb down into the Brunel shaft above a railway tunnel.. ( )
Explore the East End with charismatic actor, Tony, an Italian-Bengali Londoner whose Bengali grandparents introduced him the delights the East End as a child ( )

 

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