Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London today.
Click for just the Free Events taking place today.
|Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)|
|10:00 AM||Go Batty for Bats (Kensington)|
|Learn about these nocturnal creatures and make a cosy bat box for one of the many different species that live in London.
|6:00 PM||Last Tuesdays (Regents Park)|
|Monthly open evening at the HQ of the UK's architecture group with talks and tours throughout the evening.
|6:00 PM||The Great Pox (Barbican)|
|A talk about the history of 'the pox' from its arrival in Europe in the 15th century.|
|7:00 PM||The Roundel: 100 Artists Remake a London Icon (South Kensington)|
|At this event, Jonathan Glancey will chair a discussion concerning the themes surrounding the publication of this new book.
|2:00 PM||Tour of Mansion House|
|Weekly tours of the splendour of the home of the Lord Mayor of London
(Cost: £6 (concessions £4))
|7:30 PM||Halloween Ghost Walk|
|A ghostly, ghoulish guided walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley, the second most haunted village in England.
(Cost: £7, under 12s £3)
|ILUZJON - The Polish Poster Movie Show|
|9:00 AM||Iluzjon is an exhibition that showcases the very best of Polish ﬁlm and theatre posters from the 1960s and 1970s (Ending Soon! Tue, 30th Oct)|
|Addressing the Need: The Graphic Design of the Eames Office (Ealing)|
|1:00 PM||An exhibition about America’s iconic 20th century design couple - Charles and Ray Eames. (Ending Soon! Sat, 3rd Nov)|
|The Brewer’s Art: a history of brewing in chiswick (Chiswick)|
|12:00 PM||This exhibition will look at the history of brewing in chiswick, (Ending Soon! Sun, 11th Nov)|
|Akihisa Hirata: Tangling (Southwark)|
|12:00 PM||Over a hundred study models and conceptual sketches will be presented on and within the structure, as well as an interview with the architect (Ends on Sat, 17th Nov)|
|Dickens and Music (Camden)|
|All Day||An exhibition about Charles Dickens little known interest in music composition. (Ends on Thu, 20th Dec)|
|Kathakali - An exhibition|
|10:00 AM||This exhibition explores the world of Kathakali, the male classical dance drama from Kerala, South India. (Ends on Sat, 22nd Dec)|
|Museum and Gardens of the Royal College of Physicians (Camden)|
|9:00 AM||Visit our Museum, Medicinal Garden and free exhibition ‘Curious anatomys: an extraordinary story of dissection and discovery’. (Ends on Mon, 31st Dec)|
|Giving our Past a Future: The Work of The World Monuments Fund, Britain (Holborn)|
|10:00 AM||An exhibition of a selection of completed and ongoing projects by the The World Monuments Fund (Ends on Sat, 26th Jan)|
|100 Years of Street Architecture (Picadilly)|
|10:00 AM||This exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)|
Location Map for Today's Events
Note: only lists venues with fixed locations - not guided walks unless a start point is known.