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

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, ( )
2016-02-08
A panel will offer perspectives from neuroscience, history and philosophy on autism: How has our understanding of autism evolved? ( )
2016-02-08
Mark Gorman will investigate the forgotten but important role played by ordinary Londoners, particularly in the struggle to save Epping Forest. ( )
2016-02-08

 

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)

2016-02-08
A display exploring the fascinating work of Charles Jamrach, one of Victorian London's leading exotic animals dealers.  (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Feb)

2016-02-08
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)

2016-02-08
The Strad magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary with a display of historical photos and articles. (Ends on Thu, 25th Feb)

2016-02-08
'Tibet’s Secret Temple’ explores Tibetan Buddhist yogic and meditational practice and their connections to physical and mental wellbeing. (Ends on Sun, 28th Feb)

2016-02-08
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)

2016-02-08
A collection of mesmerising Natural History images by artist Jim Naughten, brought to three-dimensional life through stereoscopic photography. (Ends on Sun, 6th Mar)

2016-02-08
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)

2016-02-08
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)

2016-02-08
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)

2016-02-08

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 ( )
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Walking Tours of London

We poke around in forgotten corners of 'the real London' just over the river. We make some extraordinary 'finds'.
This walk is the distillation of a brilliant guide's many years' experience probing the hidden places and forgotten nooks of the city.