Free events in London Saturday 22 October

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Free events in London on Sat 22nd October

Our guide to free events in London on Saturday 22 October 2016.

Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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Champagne Life — at the Saatchi Gallery

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery is putting on an exhibition called "Champagne Life", which will feature an all-female line-up of artists.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

Free

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

Free

to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
 at Wallace Collection, London
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The Middle, by Tom Ellis — at the Wallace Collection

to Wallace Collection The British artist Tom Ellis has been commissioned to create a series of works for the Wallace Collection, called 'The Middle'.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O'Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.
 
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.
Free event in London at Covent Garden

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Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
 
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

Free 

to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 at British Museum, London
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Money Matters — at the British Museum

to British Museum 'Money Matters' will show how its role has evolved throughout the centuries, explaining concepts like taxation, inflation, banking and debt.
 
 at British Museum, London
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Courting to Contract: Love and Marriage in Iran

to British Museum The British Museum's "Courting to Contract" exhibition will explore the themes of love and marriage in Iranian art and literature.
 at National Gallery, London
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George Shaw: My Back to Nature — National Gallery

to National Gallery George Shaw's "My Back to Nature" will showcase the works he has been creating during his two-year studio residency.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Ken Howard’s Switzerland paintings

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Art's will be displaying Ken Howard's paintings of Switzerland's lakes, towns and landscapes.
 at Guildhall Art Gallery, London
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Visscher’s London of 1616 — Redrawn for 2016

to Guildhall Art Gallery The Guildhall Art Gallery will be showing Visscher's image of medieval London alongside a new version by Robin Reynolds.
 
 at Somerset House, London
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Historical Highlights of Somerset House

Somerset House This Somerset House tour will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian period.
 at National Maritime Museum, London
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Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea

to National Maritime Museum "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.
 

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 22 October?

Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds22 OctoberRub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you’ll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.

“Mamma Mia!” — with the songs of ABBA22 October“Mamma Mia” is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.

‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ competition22 October“Wildlife Photographer of the Year” returns to the Natural History Museum, with an exhibition of the the top 100 nature photos.

Boo at the Zoo! — Halloween themed events at the zoo22 OctoberLondon Zoo will be putting on a variety of special events to scare the bejesus out of your kids this Halloween.

Micky Flanagan — Work in progress show22 OctoberEast End comedy cockney geezer Micky Flanagan will be doing some ‘work in progress’ shows at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle22 OctoberVisit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle, the world’s oldest inhabited castle, and the Royal Family’s home for over 1000 years.

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies22 October“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Frankie Boyle — Leicester Square Theatre22 OctoberFrankie Boyle is back in town to test out some brand new jokes in a “Work in Progress” show at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery22 OctoberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

 
 
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