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
Geoff Mulgan will reveal how collective intelligence can guide corporations, governments, universities, and societies to make the most of human brains and digital technologies.
Join Haunt London for some strange tales from the London Underground. Sometimes scary, sometimes funny, London is full of stories.
This lecture looks at our changing understanding of ourselves, focussing on Charles Darwin’s theory of human origins and the religious, scientific and ethical questions raised.
Explore the development of design during the austerity of WWII and post-war Britain.
This event has been organised to give young people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic an insight into the different roles within politics.
Things to do in London today |
What's on tomorrow |
Things to do in London this weekend
Events in February |
Events in March |
Events in April |
Events in May
Exhibitions Open Today & Closing Soon
Discover Jon Snow's unique and colourful collection of ties crafted by the UK's last silk-weaving factory. ( )
Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. ( )
Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
The nursing workforce is diverse, with healthcare workers representing a huge variety of backgrounds and experiences. This exhibition celebrates the contributions of some of the people whose work and lives have too often been overlooked.
A celebration of Thailand's vibrant plant life and culture at Kew's Orchids Festival.
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.
Explore the history behind the creation of the open spaces, gardens, and conservatory that are found across the Barbican Estate and Arts Centre.
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City.
Dive into the unknown story of London’s lost canals created from the 1680s to the 1830s.
Explore the transience of time and the problem of mortality as the 16th-century tradition of still life meets modern art.
This exhibition showcases an exquisite range of material, including Sanskrit, Persian and Tibetan manuscripts.
Exhibitions opening soon
(usually repeat most weeks)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Walking Tours of London
Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Tower Bridge Opening Times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 24th Feb at 01:00pm