The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Thursday 22nd October.


Top events in London tomorrow

Open afternoon in the garden of the South London Botanical Institute
clock 11am to 4pm
 
location Herne Hill
Open Garden afternoon
Visit Strawberry Hill at twilight and experience the home of the author of the first Gothic novel.
clock Starts at 7pm
 
location Twickenham
Gothic Twilight Tours

Online events / webinars

Bruce Daisley joins Alan Lockey of the RSA Future Work programme for a briefing on the great remote working experiment: what we learned, and how to prepare wisely for what comes next.
 1pm to 1:30pm
 
Making remote work good work
Architecture and travel writer Christopher Beanland, author of Lido, takes us on a tour around the very best outdoor swimming pools, from London and beyond in this illustrated talk.
 6pm to 7pm
 
Lido: A Dip Into Outdoor Swimming Pools
This lecture examines the centuries long presence of the African diaspora as an integral part of Britain’s history since Roman times.
 6pm to 7pm
 
The African Diaspora in Britain

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An affectionate depiction of community life in a once infamous King’s Cross neighbourhood during the 80s and 90s, through the eyes of local photographer and resident Catherine Packard.
 Once Upon a Time in King’s Cross – Catherine Packard
event time All Day
 St Pancras
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
This exhibition presents the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment.
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk
event time 11am to 7pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
R.I.P Germain’s Dead Yard explores multiple forms of death and mourning relating to the artist's personal experiences and the ongoing viscerality of Black life in the UK.
R.I.P. Germain: Dead Yard
event time 11am to 5:45pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
This exhibition celebrates the first 100 years of The Club which has been located in Bloomsbury since its very beginning when it was founded to create a community for like-minded men and women.
event time 12pm to 8pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
This open-air exhibition features images from religious services to reveal the Square Mile’s diverse spiritual life that stretches out into many faiths.
Faith in the City of London
event time All Day
 City of London
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
This exhibition reimagines Picasso’s Cannes Studio as an immersive experience within the gallery
Atelier Picasso
event time 11am to 5pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
An exhibition of Grayson Perry works inspired by his TV series on Channel 4
Grayson Perry: The MOST Specialest Relationship
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
Othello De'Souza-Hartley presents different representations of masculinity while questioning what it means to view gender and society through a present-day lens.
Masculinity
event time 12pm to 6pm
 East Finchley
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
The King’s Man Experience is an immersive exhibition featuring costumes, props and behind-the-scenes material from the movie of the same name.
The King's Man Experience
event time 10:30am to 3:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-22
2020-10-22

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - tomorrow

Join us for a talk around NLA's giant model of central London, bringing the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.
 12pm to 12:30pm
 
 Euston
2020-10-22
2020-10-22

Walking tours of London on tomorrow

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-22
2020-10-22

Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2020-10-22
2020-10-22
A walk through London’s magical history, from medieval witches and alchemists to tales of great illusionists past and present with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide... and magician.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-10-22
2020-10-22

London Magic Tour

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-10-22
2020-10-22