What's on in London this weekend (27th-28th July)

The IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, trips, heritage events, organised tours and other random miscellany happening around London this weekend.

Saturday 27th Jul

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
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Monthly open day at a wood and nature reserve that's next to the railway at Forest Hill.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Forest Hill
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Monthly open day at the Dacres Wood nature reserve
Go to Morden Hall Park and get given a plant that was previously seen at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Morden
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Get an RHS Hampton Court Place Flower Show plant for free
Dr Jackie Hall is offering a tour of the Cathedral, using recent research undertaken by her as Southwark Cathedral Archaeologist as her starting point.
 1pm to 2:30pm
 
 Southwark
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An Archaeological Tour of Southwark Cathedral with Jackie Hall
A special close-up look at the Transport Museum’s poster collection and some of the artworks behind the posters.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
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Art and poster store tours
See historic vehicles and engineering collections, an array of signs and maps, as well as unusual and unexpected items from London’s rich transport past.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
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Monthly Depot Discovery tours

Sunday 28th Jul

Take part in a creative workshop, talk to our artists and production team, get a closer look at our set designs, and try conducting the City of London Sinfonia.
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Kensington
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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!
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Streatham
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Norbury fire station open day
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
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Open day at a Victorian steam pump
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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Monthly open day at a site of an important railway wildlife reserve.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Forest Hill
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Revisit some of your favourites such as The Poddington Peas and Bodger & Badger, with special guests.
 3pm to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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90s Kids’ Shows
£5.00
Annual chance to go down inside a Victorian Ice Well.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Islington
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Ice Sunday
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum