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

See the restoration process and engage with visitors to 'Reimagine' the future of Bromley’s Grade II Listed Edwardian Bandstand
2024-06-29
10am to 4pm
 
Beckenham
Reimagining Bromley’s ‘Bowie Bandstand’
Beckenham
Join London Socialist Film Co-op for an all-day event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the events at Orgreave in June 1984.
2024-06-29
10:30am to 7:30pm
 
Aldwych
London Socialist Film Co-op: Orgreave Anniversary Day
Aldwych
Twice a year, the island opens up to the public and the studios open their doors to visitors providing a unique opportunity to see inside a real working artist’s studio
2024-06-29
11am to 6pm
 
Twickenham
Twickenham
Come and explore traditional & contemporary Japanese arts & crafts, food & culture.
2024-06-29
11am to 6pm
 
Hackney
Yokimono Japanese Market
Hackney
Thailand cultural fair with food and displays.
2024-06-29
11am to 6pm
 
Kings Cross
Thailand Showcase
Kings Cross
For one month - self-guided tour of Fairbairn Hall on Saturdays in June.
2024-06-29
12pm to 4pm
 
Plaistow
Fairbairn Hall presents… Self guided tours and exhibition
Plaistow
Join the unveiling of the Tate Time Capsule mural, celebrated in a family-friendly event.
2024-06-29
3pm to 9pm
 
Victoria Dock
Victoria Dock

Top events in London on Sunday

A diverse garden in a Victorian terrace with an eclectic mix of plants, many in vintage pots reflecting the owner's interests.
2024-06-30
10am to 6pm
 
Stoke Newington
Visit a Garden - 70 Farleigh Road
Stoke Newington
A WW2-era history attraction that's open to the public once a month.
2024-06-30
10:30am to 4pm
 
Watford
Monthly open day at The 1940s Experience
Watford
Twice a year, the island opens up to the public and the studios open their doors to visitors providing a unique opportunity to see inside a real working artist’s studio
2024-06-30
11am to 6pm
 
Twickenham
Twickenham
Come and explore traditional & contemporary Japanese arts & crafts, food & culture.
2024-06-30
11am to 6pm
 
Hackney
Yokimono Japanese Market
Hackney
Thailand cultural fair with food and displays.
2024-06-30
11am to 6pm
 
Kings Cross
Thailand Showcase
Kings Cross
Experience the world-famous Corps of Drums of His Majesty's Royal Marines Band Service, Ohio University's Marching 110, and a hand-picked selection of the finest community and school marching bands from across the UK.
2024-06-30
11:50am to 5pm
 
East Molesey
East Molesey
A display by expert kite flyers, from The Kite Society of Great Britain.
2024-06-30
12pm to 4pm
 
Kentish Town
Kentish Town
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place
2024-06-30
12pm to 4pm
 
Euston
Retro games fair
Euston
Riverside Studios and DWAS present the first in a new series of Doctor Who-themed screening events...
2024-06-30
1pm to 5pm
 
Hammersmith
Hammersmith
This � acre sloping garden blends a cool English woodland look with hotter Mediterranean styles and, with its bamboos and bananas, travels even further afield, all the way to the Antipodes.
2024-06-30
1:30pm to 5pm
 
Sydenham
Visit a Garden - 27 Thorpewood Avenue
Sydenham
Once a month, the oldest building in Hackney, St Augustine's Tower is open, so you can climb up to the top.
2024-06-30
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower
Hackney