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

Speaker Steve Ladd, who will share his experiences in the US Air Force flying the F-4 Phantom and A-10 Warthog.
11am to 12pm
 
Stanmore
Memoirs of a Cold War USAF Fighter Pilot
Join Robert Fleming as he traces the development and service of King Edward’s Horse (The King’s Overseas Dominions Regiment).
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
All the King’s Horses and Men

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Misterioso - Cheng Cheng Yi
For this occasion, the artist presents a new series of 6 acrylics on canvas inspired by the latest trends in the contemporary Asian avant-garde.
Misterioso - Cheng Cheng Yi
10:30am to 6:30pm
Paddington
Closes today
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Vinca Petersen: Raves and Riots
An exhibition of diaristic photographs drawn from a period spanning 1990-2004, documenting the artist’s experiences as part of the free party and traveller community.
Vinca Petersen: Raves and Riots
11am to 6pm
Fitzrovia
Closes today
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Adam Dant – The Return of London
A collection of limited edition prints and original drawings including maps that salute London’s Theatres, Lost Rivers and bustling London Squares.
Adam Dant – The Return of London
12pm to 5pm
Trafalgar Square
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Gods Own Junkyard takeover
Lights, neon and a great deal of action will come in to play at the Victorian covered market.
Gods Own Junkyard takeover
All Day
Aldwych
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Hackney in the 1980s
This exhibition brings 1980s Hackney to life through photographs found in the basement of the Rio Cinema, Dalston.
Hackney in the 1980s
9:30am to 5:30pm
Hackney
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Neon lights filling Leadenhall Market
The richly decorated Victorian Leadenhall Market has been filled with neon lighting from Gods Own Junkyard.
Neon lights filling Leadenhall Market
All Day
Richmond
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Prunella Clough and Alan Reynolds
This show brings together two of the most important figures in twentieth-century British painting, exploring between them, figuration, abstraction, cubism, ‘concrete’ art, and collage.
Prunella Clough and Alan Reynolds
10am to 5pm
Hanover Square
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Spirituality & Abstraction in post-war Europe
This exhibition looks at how spirituality continued to be an important source of inspiration for artists in the post-war years.
Spirituality & Abstraction in post-war Europe
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Tom Sachs - Ritual
An exhibition of new works by Tom Sachs, never previously seen in the UK, including four new sculptures conceived for the exhibition.
Tom Sachs - Ritual
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closes tomorrow
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Ryoji Ikeda
A subterranean exploration of sound and light, the show takes viewers on a sensory journey through 180 Studio’s labyrinth-like spaces.
Ryoji Ikeda
10am to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 1st August
2021-07-30
2021-07-30

Regular Events - today

A free lunchtime talk in our new space at Coal Drops Yard and learn about London’s historical and physical development.
 12:30pm to 1pm
 
 Kings Cross
2021-07-30
2021-07-30

New London model talk

Walking tours of London - today

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Discover the secrets of London in our walking tour of Covent Garden, Kingsway, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Victoria Embankment.
 11:30am to 1:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
2021-07-30
2021-07-30
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-07-30
2021-07-30

What's on in London