Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
One-Off Events Happening Today
On a rare visit to London, Professor Christine Delphy, one of the world's most influential feminist thinkers, attends for the first UK screening of a film about her life, ( Holborn )
A panel will offer perspectives from neuroscience, history and philosophy on autism: How has our understanding of autism evolved? ( Holborn )
Mark Gorman will investigate the forgotten but important role played by ordinary Londoners, particularly in the struggle to save Epping Forest. ( Clerkenwell )
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)
A display exploring the fascinating work of Charles Jamrach, one of Victorian London's leading exotic animals dealers. (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Feb)
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)
The Strad magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary with a display of historical photos and articles. (Ends on Thu, 25th Feb)
'Tibet’s Secret Temple’ explores Tibetan Buddhist yogic and meditational practice and their connections to physical and mental wellbeing. (Ends on Sun, 28th Feb)
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)
A collection of mesmerising Natural History images by artist Jim Naughten, brought to three-dimensional life through stereoscopic photography. (Ends on Sun, 6th Mar)
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)
This exhibition takes you on a journey through the life of the Company, from these historical beginnings, to its work in the present day, (Ends on Wed, 23rd Mar)
An exhibition of around 200 objects from the world of Stuart London, from the execution of Charles I to the Glorious Revolution. (Ends on Mon, 28th Mar)
Regular Events on Today
(typically repeat each week)
Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today ( Whitechapel )
Walking Tours of London
We poke around in forgotten corners of 'the real London' just over the river. We make some extraordinary 'finds'.
£10 Hidden London
This walk is the distillation of a brilliant guide's many years' experience probing the hidden places and forgotten nooks of the city.