Things to do in London in August 2019

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Events in London in August 2019

The IanVisits guide to Augusts unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Top events in London Today

A screening, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, of the BBC drama-documentary about the run-up to the night of queer protest.
 6:30pm to :
 
 Barbican
2019-08-22
2019-08-22
Heat of the Moment: Stonewall (15) + intro
Four late night openings of the Cathedral for visitors.
 5pm to 6pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-22
2019-08-22
Summer Lates at St Paul's Cathedral

More London events on Thursday 22nd Aug

Top events in London tomorrow

£5.50
Join Lee Valley Regional Park staff and the Essex Bat Group for an evening dedicated to these fascinating animals.
 7:30pm to 10pm
 
 Waltham Abbey
2019-08-23
2019-08-23
Go Batty!

More London events on Friday 23rd Aug

Top events in London on Saturday

Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from over 30 handpicked vintage traders.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Stoke Newington
2019-08-24
2019-08-24
Hackney Flea Market
The free day out will feature all the fun and games usually found back in the 19th century – including tightrope walkers, strong men and stilt walkers.
 2pm to 7pm
 
 Kennington
2019-08-24
2019-08-24
The Festival offers fun to all who love spending time by the water and over 100 boats are expected to attend the event.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Waltham Abbey
2019-08-24
2019-08-24
IWA Festival of Water

More London events on Saturday 24th Aug

Sunday 25th Aug

Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from over 30 handpicked vintage traders.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Stoke Newington
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
Hackney Flea Market
The Festival offers fun to all who love spending time by the water and over 100 boats are expected to attend the event.
 10am to 6pm
 
 Waltham Abbey
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
IWA Festival of Water
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
A note that the famous Flying Scotsman steam train will be passing through West London.
 All Day
 
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
Monthly open day at a site of an important railway wildlife reserve.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Forest Hill
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
A rare opportunity to visit the Claremont's island by boat, full of mysterious hideaways and historical importance.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Esher
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
An opportunity to have a look at the buildings and engines, to take in the exhibition and learn something of the Victorian sewer system.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Abbey Wood
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
Crossness Engines open day

More London events on Sunday 25th Aug

Bank Holiday Monday

The Festival offers fun to all who love spending time by the water and over 100 boats are expected to attend the event.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Waltham Abbey
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
IWA Festival of Water
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
Open day at a Victorian steam pump
17th Century Renaissance walled gardens on the outskirts of Harefield Village, next to the beautiful medieval church of St Mary's and Anzac war cemetery.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Denham
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
Church Gardens open day
Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, etc.
 10:30am to 8pm
 
 Carshalton
2019-08-26
2019-08-26

More London events on Monday 26th Aug

Tuesday 27th Aug

Visit three beautiful courtrooms and explore the building's extensive artwork collection.
 9:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-08-27
2019-08-27
Open Days at the Supreme Court

More London events on Tuesday 27th Aug

Wednesday 28th Aug

Visit three beautiful courtrooms and explore the building's extensive artwork collection.
 9:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-08-28
2019-08-28
Open Days at the Supreme Court
At the Science Museum’s August Lates, visitors can catch a unique glimpse into the AI-driven tech that could shape the habits, behaviour and society of tomorrow.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-08-28
2019-08-28
A panel of authors and journalists come together to discuss the disturbing re-emergence of scientific research into racial differences.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-08-28
2019-08-28
What does race science look like in the 21st century?
The celebrated panel of gardening experts tackle questions put to them by local gardening enthusiasts
 5:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-08-28
2019-08-28
An illustrated talk by John Phillips exploring the life of John, Lord Lumley, a remarkable and largely forgotten Elizabethan.
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Cheam
2019-08-28
2019-08-28
John, Lord Lumley, Nonsuch Palace and His World

More London events on Wednesday 28th Aug

Thursday 29th Aug

Four late night openings of the Cathedral for visitors.
 5pm to 6pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-29
2019-08-29
Summer Lates at St Paul's Cathedral

More London events on Thursday 29th Aug

Saturday 31st Aug

Screening of 1986 BBC documentary ‘The Beyond Within’ which explores the mystical drug, LSD.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Beckenham
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
Each open day will be individual to the station, but there will be a fire engine on display for everyone to have a good look at, and may be even get in!
 11am to 4pm
 
 Barkingside
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
Hainault fire station open day
Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof.
 10:45am to 1pm
 
 Rickmansworth
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
£2.00
Annual Asian culture and food festival in Southall.
 1pm to 8pm
 
 Southall
2019-08-31
2019-08-31

More London events on Saturday 31st Aug

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