What's on in London this weekend (23rd-24th June)

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

Special Events Running All Weekend

Free  Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend All Day
A weekend of events to mark the reopening of the Gunnersbury Park Museum following restoration work.
(Acton)


£10  East London Comics & Arts Festival Starts at 12am
London’s biggest annual festival dedicated to showcasing the best in comics, illustration, sequential art, and storytelling.
(Tickets cost from £10)
(Clapton)


Free  Eel Pie Island Open Weekend 11am to 6pm
Artists studios on the usually private Eel Pie Island will be open to visitors for the weekend.
(Twickenham)


 

Special Events on Saturday 23rd June

Free  Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend All Day
A weekend of events to mark the reopening of the Gunnersbury Park Museum following restoration work.
(Acton)


£10  East London Comics & Arts Festival Starts at 12am
London’s biggest annual festival dedicated to showcasing the best in comics, illustration, sequential art, and storytelling.
(Tickets cost from £10)
(Clapton)


Free  Open Day at Southall Recycling Facility Open Day at Southall Recycling Facility 10am to 2:45pm
A chance to go inside a recently build recycling facility and see how it works.
(Norwood Green)


Free  Kew Fete at Kew Green 11am to 6pm
Enjoy a free family day out at a traditional village fete in the setting of Kew Green.
(Richmond)


£10  Lynne Truss interview Lynne Truss interview 11am to 12pm
An 'in conversation' with punctuation and grammar writer, Lynne Truss.
(Tickets cost from £10)
(Golders Green)


Free  British Academy Summer Showcase British Academy Summer Showcase 11am to 5pm
Fifteen interactive exhibits will bring to life fascinating ideas in the humanities and social sciences
(St James)


Free  Eel Pie Island Open Weekend 11am to 6pm
Artists studios on the usually private Eel Pie Island will be open to visitors for the weekend.
(Twickenham)


£10  Southwark's Lost Burial Grounds Walk 1pm to 3pm
This guided walk will tell the story of these lost and often long-forgotten graveyards, taking in a circular route around Southwark and finishing up back at Southwark Cathedral.
(Tickets cost from £10)
(Southwark)


Free  Ruskin Park Summer Fete 1pm to 6pm
See donkey rides, a pop-up cinema, arts workshops, face painting, raffle, craft stalls and local groups.
(Camberwell)


For exhibitions and regular tours Click Here.

 

Special Events on Sunday 24th June

Free  Tour the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium Tour the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium Starts at 12am
The cemetery runs guided history and heritage walks every month throughout the summer.


Free  Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend Gunnersbury Museum Reopening Weekend All Day
A weekend of events to mark the reopening of the Gunnersbury Park Museum following restoration work.
(Acton)


£10  East London Comics & Arts Festival Starts at 12am
London’s biggest annual festival dedicated to showcasing the best in comics, illustration, sequential art, and storytelling.
(Tickets cost from £10)
(Clapton)


Free  Hanworth Classic Car Show Hanworth Classic Car Show 11am to 4pm
Over 500 vintage/classic cars/motor bikes/ scooter/military vehicles/vintage bicycles on display.
(Hampton)


Free  Eel Pie Island Open Weekend 11am to 6pm
Artists studios on the usually private Eel Pie Island will be open to visitors for the weekend.
(Twickenham)


Free  Military flypast over Central London 11:55am to 12:15pm
Expect a military flypast of some sort that will coincide with an event at the Bomber Command Memorial next to Hyde Park Corner.
(Picadilly)


£13.24  Screening: Star Men Screening: Star Men Starts at 5:30pm
Celebrating 50 years of work and friendship, four retired astronomers recount their parts played in the most exciting period in astronomy’s history.
(Tickets cost from £13.24)
(South Kensington)


For exhibitions and regular tours Click Here.