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


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Top events in London Today

Over 100 vehicles on display, alongside a village fete.
9am to 7pm
 
Enfield
Enfield Pageant Of Motoring
On a day where the past comes alive, learn about the local connections of past Kings and Queens, and get an insight into the medieval period as part of events marking the Queen’s Jubilee.
9:30am to 5pm
 
Epsom
The Past Comes Alive! A Tribute for the Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations
Visitors will have a chance to learn about 87 Hackford Road and its most famous tenant through a guided tour which includes a short walk to set the context and a longer tour of the house itself
Starts at 10am
 
Stockwell
Monthly guided tours of Van Gogh's house
£26.49
Europe's biggest independent annual motorcycle show celebrates the creativity of the new-wave and cafe-racer custom motorcycle culture.
10am to 8pm
 
Wapping
Bike Shed
Many surprises, unusual trees and shrubs are hidden behind the railings of this large London square.
10am to 4pm
 
Belgravia
Visit a garden - Cadogan Place South Garden, Chelsea
Southbank will transform into a hub of scientific learning and discussion, as some of London’s leading scientists take to their soapboxes to showcase their science to the general public.
2pm to 5pm
 
Southwark
Watch the sight of a large crowd of people walking out of the flower show laden with big ornate plants, squashing onto buses and tube trains.
5pm to :
 
Chelsea
Watch the 1958 Hammer Horror classic starring Christopher Lee in a graveyard chapel
8pm to 9:30pm
 
Ham
Dracula film screening - in an old cemetery chapel

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
Sweet Harmony looks at a significant five-year period in UK dance music history and the previously undocumented contribution that young people living and working in the London Borough of Waltham Forest made to it.
Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Wed, 25th May
2021-11-25
2022-05-25
Preserving the World’s Sacred Crafts
This exhibition celebrates The Prince’s Foundation’s history, principles, aims, projects and education programmes, with a particular focus on the work being done by the charity to champion and preserve heritage craft skills.
Preserving the World’s Sacred Crafts
11am to 4pm
Sloane Square
Closing soon Fri, 27th May
2022-05-09
2022-05-27
Chelsea in Bloom 2022
Areas around Chelsea are transformed into London’s largest free flower festival with this year’s theme, 'British Icons'.
Chelsea in Bloom 2022
All Day
Hanover Square
Closes today
2022-05-23
2022-05-28
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
An exhibition of the most beautiful private press books ever published, illustrating Walker’s revolutionary book printing techniques and legacy in his former home in Hammersmith.
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
11am to 4pm
Hammersmith
Closes today
2021-08-12
2022-05-28
Everlyn Nicodemus
A major solo exhibition of African diaspora artist Everlyn Nicodemus.
Everlyn Nicodemus
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closes today
2022-04-12
2022-05-28
See Them Richards? Paintings by Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)
An exhibition of paintings, watercolours and sculptures by the multi-talented Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves).
See Them Richards? Paintings by Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)
10am to 6pm
Hammersmith
Closes today
2022-05-13
2022-05-28
Light and Shadow
An exhibition by Yoon Hyup, known for his vibrant use of lines and dots to create minimalistic and abstract city scape paintings.
Light and Shadow
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Closes tomorrow
2022-03-11
2022-05-29
Radio Ballads
Radio Ballads presents new film commissions alongside paintings, drawings and contextual materials that share the stories learned in social care work.
Radio Ballads
10am to 6pm
Paddington
Closes tomorrow
2022-03-31
2022-05-29
Victor Seaward
Touching on histories of medicine, trade and industrialisation through digitally rendered objects, Seaward weaves narrative through commonplace objects and organic forms.
Victor Seaward
12pm to 6pm
Kentish Town
Closes tomorrow
2022-04-14
2022-05-29
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
An outdoor exhibition of 138 award-winning images selected from 20,000 submissions by photographers in 151 countries.
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
All Day
Kings Cross
Closing soon Tue, 31st May
2022-04-17
2022-05-31

Regular Events - today

Get a fascinating glimpse of everyday Roman life in Londinium at the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths – advance booking required. Saturdays between April to November only.
 11am to 2pm
 
 City of London
2022-05-28
2022-05-28

Roman London Revealed: Public Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Walking tours of London - today

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-05-28
2022-05-28
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-05-28
2022-05-28
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-05-28
2022-05-28
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-05-28
2022-05-28
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2022-05-28
2022-05-28
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-05-28
2022-05-28
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2022-05-28
2022-05-28

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