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

Top events in London on Saturday

Monthly opening of the museum dedicated to the life and work of the "lady with the lamp".
10am to 4pm
 
Southwark
Monthly opening of the Florence Nightingale Museum
Roughly monthly open day at a most unusual museum in an old barn.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Upminster
 Occasional open day at the Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia
Explore the macabre history of "Smooth Field" (aka Smithfield) on this special London Month of the Dead walking tour.
11am to :
 
Set behind the Georgian manor house, visitors can explore the peaceful two-acre garden.
11am to 1pm
 
Dulwich
Bell House Open Garden
Drop in to explore the collection of magazines, pamphlets, posters, ephemera, t-shirts and artefacts from these collections
12pm to 5pm
 
City of London
UK Leather & Fetish archive open day

Top events in London on Sunday

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
All Day
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
All types of Mini (including the modern BMW models) are invited to this annual event, so expect displays in all areas of the Museum site
9am to 5pm
 
Weybridge
Brooklands Mini Day
Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
10am to 5pm
 
Greenwich
Monthly cheap entry to the Painted Hall
Monthly opening of the museum dedicated to the life and work of the "lady with the lamp".
10am to 4pm
 
Southwark
Monthly opening of the Florence Nightingale Museum
Celebrate the orchard in the walled garden at the annual apple day celebration.
11am to 3pm
 
Fulham
Apple day at Fulham Palace
A beautiful historic parkland designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown with Edwardian gardens in Reigate, Surrey.
1pm to 5pm
 
Reigate
Monthly open day at Gatton Park