Welcome to the ianVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


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Top events in London Today

Come hunt for personal treasures, rummage for bargains, and refresh your living space with unique finds at a vintage yard of salvaged olde things.
11am to 6pm
 
Peckham
Peckham Salvage Yard
An illustrated talk introducing some of the early women explorers and their films.
3:30pm to 5pm
 
Southwark
Silent cinema: intrepid women

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The objects, photographs and oral histories on display tell stories of people moving to and living, working, studying and growing up in Hackney, from the 1960s to today.
9:30am to 5:30pm
Hackney
Closing soon Sat, 15th January
2021-10-22
2022-01-15
Lost Photographs of The Beatles
New photographs of The Beatles on the set of the bandʼs first film A HardDayʼs Night by Lord Christopher Thynne(1934– 2017).
Lost Photographs of The Beatles
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 15th January
2022-01-04
2022-01-15
Bags: Inside Out
From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, this exhibition explores our longstanding fascination with the bag.
Bags: Inside Out
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closes today
2021-05-19
2022-01-16
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Visit an 'abandoned' Tube station underworld and discover what secrets lurk beneath our busy streets in this Hidden London exhibition.
Hidden London: The Exhibition
10am to 6pm
Covent Garden
Closing soon Thu, 20th January
2021-07-12
2022-01-20
Proposal for Sach’ŏnwang-sa
The exhibition invites audiences to consider one of ancient Korea’s most significant, but enigmatic, archaeological sites.
Proposal for Sach’ŏnwang-sa
10am to 6pm
Covent Garden
Closing soon Sat, 22nd January
2021-08-20
2022-01-22
Code Name Mary: The extraordinary life of Muriel Gardiner
This exhibition explores and celebrates the incredible story of Muriel Gardiner’s life, through family photo albums, unpublished documents and Muriel’s own autobiography.
Code Name Mary: The extraordinary life of Muriel Gardiner
10:30am to 5pm
Hampstead
Closing soon Sun, 23rd January
2021-09-18
2022-01-23
Light Lines: The Architectural Photographs of Hélène Binet
Rediscover the power and presence of architectural wonders by Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid RA and others through Hélène Binet’s photographic lens.
Light Lines: The Architectural Photographs of Hélène Binet
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 23rd January
2021-10-23
2022-01-23
Noguchi
£18  
An exhibition celebrating Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), one of the most experimental and pioneering artists of the 20th century.
Noguchi
10am to 6pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 23rd January
2022-01-10
2022-01-23
Shaping Space – Architectural Models Revealed
This exhibition celebrates the role of architectural models in shaping the spaces we live in.
Shaping Space – Architectural Models Revealed
9am to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Fri, 28th January
2021-10-10
2022-01-28
The Last Hussar
British artist Tobias Wilkinson documented the daily life of the last British tank soldiers to leave Germany, prior to their homecoming in 2019.
The Last Hussar
10am to 5pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Fri, 28th January
2022-01-10
2022-01-28

Walking tours of London - today

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
We take you to the places in and around Soho where Marx lived and worked, show you traces of the London he knew, and tell the extraordinary tale of this man who would change the world.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2022-01-16
2022-01-16
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2022-01-16
2022-01-16

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