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
Are you brave enough to meet Matron? Experience what it was like to be a Victorian nursing student in 1900.
What is the legacy of photographs as documents of war crimes? Upcoming talk by David Shneer aims to examine their legacy both as a piece of history and as images of haunting beauty.
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Exhibitions Open Today & Closing Soon
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. ( )
Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun
A display of the Greenwich section of a 1:1500 scale wooden model of London as it was in 1840 ( )
Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth. ( )
Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul
This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art.
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
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.
Lee Bul (Monday, 18th Jun - All Day) This mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul – the first in London – explores the artist’s extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space.
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships.
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking Tours of London
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
City of London)
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Tower Bridge Opening Times
08:30am Sailing Barge Ardwina Up river 03:45pm Sailing Barge Ardwina Down river 03:30pm Sailing Barge Ardwina Up river 04:30pm Sailing Barge Ardwina Down river