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

Monthly open day at one of London's more unusual, and delightful museums. ( )
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To mark the Queen’s Accession to the throne, there will be gun salutes.
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A special event exploring manifestations of the post-death body in the public realm. ( )
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A walking tour around East London to discover scenes of infamous crimes.  ( )
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An illustrated talk by Danny Wells, which celebrates the rambunctious nature of this form of entertainment, ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Waterloo station is playing host to the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards exhibition (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Feb)

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

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

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A display exploring the fascinating work of Charles Jamrach, one of Victorian London's leading exotic animals dealers.  (Ends on Sun, 21st Feb)

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Explore how London’s roads and streets have evolved over history and how they will need to adapt in the future. (Ends on Wed, 24th Feb)

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The Strad magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary with a display of historical photos and articles. (Ends on Thu, 25th Feb)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

A gothic revivalist church is open twice a month for the public to visit. ( )
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See London in a new way with London Transport Museum’s night photography tour.  ( )
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Walking Tours of London

A walking tour around East London to discover scenes of infamous crimes.  ( )
As you walk along a former beach you will discover, London’s, possibly the world’s, first wine bar, the scene of an elephant’s execution and the oldest family-run shop of its type on earth ( )
Legend has it that if you see all the “Seven Noses of Soho” you will  attain infinite wealth ( )