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
The free annual event across London Chinatown and the West End.
Celebration of One Man Operation on busses and a chance to ride on some special vehicles used on these services.
A large private garden that is open to the public on a few days of the year.
Help to build bird boxes at Walthamstow Wetlands during National Nest Box Week 2018
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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
An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum. ( )
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.
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.
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report, which laid the foundation for the modern welfare state.
Exhibitions opening soon
(usually repeat most weeks)
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
Walking Tours of London
Walking tour taking in the fading remains of advertising on walls.
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
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.
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
Tower Bridge Opening Times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 24th Feb at 01:00pm