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

This exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of the ordination of 1200 women to the priesthood in the Church of England.
2024-06-01
10am to 5pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2024-06-01
2pm to 5pm
 
Tooting
London Sewing Machine Museum - monthly open day
Tooting
A guided tour of this remarkable post-war church.
2024-06-01
3pm to 3:45pm
 
Soho
Visit Notre Dame de France
Soho

Top events in London on Sunday

The Science Museum's basement gallery, filled with domestic appliances, will close today, so this is your last chance to visit.
2024-06-02
10am to 6pm
 
South Kensington
Last chance to visit the Secret Life of the Home gallery
South Kensington
This exciting annual event is steeped in history and an opportunity to see the gentle giants of the horse world in action.
2024-06-02
10am to 5pm
 
Enfield
Herts Heavy Horse and Country Show
Enfield
Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
2024-06-02
10am to 4pm
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Croydon
Visitors to the mill are given a full guided tour covering the history, operation and principal features of Shirley Windmill.
2024-06-02
12pm to 5pm
 
Croydon
Croydon
Ever wondered what goes on behind the gates of Opera Holland Park?
2024-06-02
12pm to 4:30pm
 
A tour describing the unique history of Alice Billing House, and the plans for its future.
2024-06-02
2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
Stratford
After the Firefighters – Creating Futures at Alice Billing House
Stratford
Sarah Wise pieces together the lives irrevocably changed by this devastating legislation and provides a compelling study of how early twentieth-century attitudes to class, gender and disability resulted in a nationwide scandal.
2024-06-02
3pm to 4:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn