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

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

Saturday 27th Oct

This popular event celebrates African arts and culture, as well as enhancing Black History Month.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Africa on the Square 2018

Experience what it was like to be an Edwardian school pupil, as Dr Pedley shows what life was like for a school dentist in 1910.
 2:30pm to :
 
 Harley Street
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The dentist will see you now...

A weekend of magic lantern performances from magic lantern performers Jeremy and Carolyn Brooker.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Phantasmagoria

A guided walk around the Metroland area.
 10:30am to 2pm
 
 Wembley
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An adult pumpkin carving class - part of our About Face seminar season - which includes pumpkin, candle and glass of mulled cider. Learn the reasons why we carve faces into pumpkins at Halloween before diving in yourself
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Spooky Faces: Pumpkin Carving

An exhibition of Acorn / BBC / RISC OS computers and software, with Atoms, BBCs, Electrons, Archimedes, and RiscPCs, plus the new systems like the Raspberry Pi, ARMX6 and Titanium.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Hatton
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RISC OS London Show

See amazing working Meccano models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more! Build your own model and enter the Creative Challenge.
 10:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Eltham
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Sunday 28th Oct

Alongside our more traditional games we will be hosting “Apple-lympics” in our riding arena, with sack races, egg and spoon and wellie wanging.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Kentish Town
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A weekend of magic lantern performances from magic lantern performers Jeremy and Carolyn Brooker.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Phantasmagoria