An alternative guide to what's on in London

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.


One-Off Events Happening Today

This lecture will describe the physics of optical fibre transmission, the limits to achievable data rates and the techniques that can be used to overcome them.
2016-02-11
Murray Craig, the 37th Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Court will talk about the diverse world of the City of London Livery Companies. ( )
2016-02-11
Staff from our Collection Care department will talk about how they prevent the nation’s history from being damaged by insects and other pests. ( )
2016-02-11
Join Professor Katherine Willis, Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, on a fascinating journey from their genes, to our beans. ( )
2016-02-11
A lecture about the National Railway Museum of Sierra Leone given by Helen Ashby. ( )
2016-02-11
This is the story of the railway, how the locomotives were hidden from scrap men for 30 years, and how they were rediscovered by chance ( )
2016-02-11
Egyptologist John J. Johnston will discuss the perfumed oils and scents of ancient Egypt, which played so great a role in elite life,
2016-02-11
Celebrate the horror in a themed late opening inspired by the Blood exhibition.  ( )
2016-02-11

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This extensive new exhibition surveys their careers and extraordinary work at the Eames Office. (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Feb)

2016-02-11
An exhibition of models used by doctors to study the human body. (Ending Soon Sat, 20th Feb)

2016-02-11
A display exploring the fascinating work of Charles Jamrach, one of Victorian London's leading exotic animals dealers.  (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Feb)

2016-02-11
Explore how London’s roads and streets have evolved over history and how they will need to adapt in the future. (Ending Soon Wed, 24th Feb)

2016-02-11
The Strad magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary with a display of historical photos and articles. (Ending Soon Thu, 25th Feb)

2016-02-11
'Tibet’s Secret Temple’ explores Tibetan Buddhist yogic and meditational practice and their connections to physical and mental wellbeing. (Ends on Sun, 28th Feb)

2016-02-11
Exhibition about how Churchill’s fascination with science led to the scientific achievements that helped Britain win the Second World War. (Ends on Tue, 1st Mar)

2016-02-11
A collection of mesmerising Natural History images by artist Jim Naughten, brought to three-dimensional life through stereoscopic photography. (Ends on Sun, 6th Mar)

2016-02-11
Discover the dramatic story of how Russia turned the dream of space travel into a reality and became the first nation to explore space. (Ends on Sun, 13th Mar)

2016-02-11
This exhibition examines the effect of the personal tragedy of his wife's death on Soane’s life and work. (Ends on Wed, 16th Mar)

2016-02-11

Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

Tour highlights include banners, posters and ceramics tracing the history of the labour movement from the 19th century to the present day,  ( )
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