What's on in London this weekend (20th-21st October)

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 Today

A monthly classic car show/meet just behind Waterloo Station.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
2018-10-20
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Waterloo Classics

Explore the collection of publications, ephemera and artefacts that form part of the UK Leather Archive at this free ‘drop in’ display.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2018-10-20
2018-10-20

	Display – UK Leather Archive

Skills of the Huguenots Day celebrates contemporary interpretations of these talents so whatever you are interested in, drop in and participate.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-10-20
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A debate about the culture and history of tattooing.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Picadilly
2018-10-20
2018-10-20

Inked: the history of indigenous tattooing

Step into Roman London’s military fort, located under the Museum, and learn about the Roman foundations, their discovery, excavation and preservation.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Barbican
2018-10-20
2018-10-20

Roman fort gate tours

The Gentle Author of Spitalfields Life traces the history of this cultural tradition and explores how it has shaped the identity of the place through the centuries.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Whitechapel
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This unique document is in private hands and speaker Kate Wigley from the School of Textiles, offers a rare opportunity to discover more about this previously undiscovered gem.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-10-20
2018-10-20
A display of Meccano and old cars at the Victorian steam pumping station.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Feltham
2018-10-20
2018-10-20

The Marvels of Meccano 2018

Top events in London on Sunday

Apple Day celebrations at Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Dancing, Music, Games, Apples, Pedlars, Bees, Conkers, and Cider, The Hobby Horse and Story Orchard.
 12pm to :
 
 Southwark
2018-10-21
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October Plenty

An opportunity to get up close and personal with archaeology at Fulham Palace, and learn more about the rich and varied history of this ancient site.
 1pm to 3pm
 
 Fulham
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This year's event will be feature a special Leyland display, recallsing the final days of Leyland RTs in service in November 1968.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
2018-10-21
2018-10-21

London Bus Museum Transportfest

Explore the life and career of 18th-century actress, singer, feminist author and campaigner Kitty Clive.
 3pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-10-21
2018-10-21

 Maker Not Muse: Kitty Clive Or The Fair Songster

Explore the idea of Charles Dickens not only as a novelist, but as a Victorian man of science.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-10-21
2018-10-21

Advocate and Activist: Charles Dickens 'Man Of Science'

The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Euston
2018-10-21
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Join the Lee Valley Ranger Team and learn the tips and tricks on how to make hand rolled beeswax candles.
 10am to 12pm
 
 Enfield Town
2018-10-21
2018-10-21

 Get busy with the Bees - A look into a Honey Bee Hive

A display of Meccano and old cars at the Victorian steam pumping station.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Feltham
2018-10-21
2018-10-21

The Marvels of Meccano 2018