Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
|Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)|
|7:00 PM||Ken Loach in Conversation (Poplar)|
| Ken Loach will deliver this year’s George Lansbury Memorial Lecture, reflecting on the relationship between film and politics
|7:15 PM||Life on Taggs Island (Teddington)|
|By Dave RavenAn insider’s view on life on this very special community quite literally in the middle of the River Thames|
|7:30 PM||Gothic Bookclub: The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Strawberry Hill House (Twickenham)|
|Join us in the Gallery to discuss Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame; the story of the Cathedral of Notre Dame and how the lives of strangers are connected in an intricate web of love,|
|7:45 PM||Stevyn Colgan: Mr Green and Mr Gray cannot visit us today|
|A talk about feuding gangs of scientists, film directors with less imagination than children, and the perils of concrete poo.
|4:00 PM||Hampton Hill celebrates our 50th Christmas Parade at Hampton Hill High Sreet (Hampton)|
|This year we have great plans for Friday 28th November|
|6:00 PM||World's Collide: Fin de Siècle Fantasy Egypt|
|A Friday night mini-festival with a range of activities from talks to fortune telling to making 3-D postcards from 1890s Egypt.|
|6:45 PM||FRIDAY LATE: Paint the Town Red (Covent Garden)|
|Come and party at a Friday Late devoted to celebrating all things bus.
|7:00 PM||Andrew Gant: Christmas Carols at Kneller Hall (Whitton)|
|Andrew Gant, composer and former choirmaster of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, tells the story of some of the most loved Christmas Carols|
|1:00 AM||Christmas Fayre (Dartford)|
|A sale of seasonal goods and gifts to raise funds for our children's and youth work|
|10:00 AM||History Tours at ZSL London Zoo (Camden)|
|Visitors to ZSL London Zoo are invited to take a step back in time and embark on a historical tour of the world’s oldest scientific Zoo.
(Cost: From £21.59 (includes entry to London Zoo))
|11:00 AM||Nairn's London by Routemaster (Bow)|
|A Routemaster bus tour followed by a gathering to mark the reissue of Nairn's London and celebrate the life and work of Ian Nairn.
|11:00 AM||Dickens in Barnet: a special Christmas walk (Arkley)|
|Dickens knew north London extremely well, and this walk explores his connections with High Barnet and Finchley,
|11:30 AM||The Friends of Dulwich College Christmas Fair (Dulwich)|
|With over 160 stalls, the annual Christmas Fair at the College has become a regular one-stop Christmas shopping day.
(Cost: £2.50 entry)