Things to do in London today

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.


Special Events in London Today

Look to the skies, for the red, white and blue of the Red Arrows will be gracing the skies of East London.
 1:40pm to 2pm
 
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Red Arrows flying over East London

bFree
 11am to 12pm
 
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The site will be filled with the actual cars, motorcycles and bicycles that raced at Brooklands from 1907-1939.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
2018-07-21
2018-07-21

Brooklands Reunion

A summer weekend with street food, bars, funfair rides, stunts and shows, fireworks, and, a colourful array of hot air balloons.
 11am to 11pm
 
 Enfield Town
2018-07-21
2018-07-21

Things to do in London today | What's on tomorrow | Things to do in London this weekend

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Exhibitions Open Today & Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 10am to 3pm)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul)

2018-07-21
£17

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 10am to 5:50pm)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

2018-07-21
Free

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition presents the work of Cross River Partnership (CRP) and its public and private sector partners to provide Clean Air for London. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Jul)

2018-07-21

Clean Air for London

£25.50

(Saturday, 21st Jul - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)

2018-07-21

Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 12pm to 5:30pm)
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs. (Closing soon Sat, 4th Aug)

2018-07-21
Free

(Saturday, 21st Jul - All Day)
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room

2018-07-21

 Karl and Eleanor Marx

An outdoor exhibition of photographs, around the Kings Cross area of London, exploring the diversity of European Heritage.

2018-07-21

Another Europe, an outdoor exhibition of photographs around Kings Cross

£12

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.

2018-07-21
Free

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 12pm to 6pm)
Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats.

2018-07-21

A Sort of Home: 1970s Whitechapel – David Hoffman

£6

(Saturday, 21st Jul - 11am to 4pm)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical.

2018-07-21

A Curious Turn: Moving, Mechanical Sculpture

 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events

(usually repeat most weeks)

We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the web and the genealogy websites.
2018-07-21
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
2018-07-21
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
2018-07-21
 

Walking Tours of London

A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.  ()
2018-07-21
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
2018-07-21
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
2018-07-21
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-07-21
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-07-21
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
2018-07-21
 

Tower Bridge Opening Times

10:45amSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river
12:15pmSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
07:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river