Things to do in London today

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


One-Off Events Happening Today

Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof. ( )
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Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets in the sky, will be a mere 0.06 degrees apart at sunset.
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Designed for beginners, try your hand at lino printing and create beautiful original prints to display on handmade cards ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This summer exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of a petition to Parliament signed by 1,499 women calling for women's suffrage. (Ending Soon Sat, 27th Aug)

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Explore the streets of 1960s London through the lens of eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm. (Ending Soon Mon, 29th Aug)

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From early Sci-fi zines to the identity based productions of the millennium via Punk, Riotgrrl and Pop, a snapshot of 60 years of subculture.  (Ending Soon Tue, 30th Aug)

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The Exhibition will feature a number of special presentations, including the world before the War, and the re-creation of an Edwardian room. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Aug)

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A huge translucent sheet of latex cast from the wall of Westminster Hall will hang from its ceiling. (Ending Soon Thu, 1st Sep)

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Explore the creative process of Italian fashion house Missoni and the textiles of Ottavio and Rosita Missoni in the context of 20th century fine art. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Sep)

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As part of Shakespeare 400, explore a display of personal and household items mentioned in Shakespeare's plays. (Ending Soon Mon, 5th Sep)

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Wander among hundreds of free-flying moths and butterflies from around the world (Ends on Sun, 11th Sep)

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This exhibition charts the ever-changing relationship between the medical profession and the public through this controversial topic, (Ends on Sat, 17th Sep)

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An exhibition of work by a pioneering British artist working in the first half of the 20th century. (Ends on Sun, 18th Sep)

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 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. ( )
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Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath.
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Walking Tours of London

Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes ( )