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


Top events in London Today

Join us as we survey the birdlife of the Creek.
2024-02-28
10:30am to 12:30pm
 
Deptford
Deptford Creek Bird Survey
Deptford
Every month at Frameless, in partnership with ArtscapesUK, they will be delving deeper into the stories behind the art.
2024-02-28
12:30pm to 2pm
 
Marylebone
Art Talks at Frameless - Romanticism
Marylebone
This lecture explores how our understanding of autism has changed, and directions for future research.
2024-02-28
1pm to 2pm
 
Holborn
Changes in the Concept of Autism
Holborn
Join Mariia Zolkina as she reveals the data-based findings about real public moods in Donbas, starting from spring 2014 and afterwards.
2024-02-28
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
Well-known broadcaster LIbby Purves talk to the daughters of famous cartoonist Mel Calman, known for his put upon "little man" line drawings.
2024-02-28
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
West Kensington
In Conversation - Libby Purves Talks to Stephanie and Claire Calman
West Kensington

Online events / webinars

Join international bestselling author, Philippa Gregory in conversation about her latest book, Normal Women.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Philippa Gregory's Normal Women: 900 Years of Making History

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Artificial Silk: From Kew to the World
A special exhibition about a little-known local scientific invention with a huge global impact: the development of artificial silk.
Artificial Silk: From Kew to the World
11am to 5pm
Richmond
Closes tomorrow
2023-07-11
2024-02-29
Evolution of the Isle of Dogs
Explore the transformation of the Isle of Dogs, its development, its forgotten places and historic buildings, see how people lived in the past.
Evolution of the Isle of Dogs
9am to 9pm
Poplar
Closes tomorrow
2024-02-01
2024-02-29
How to Build a Low-Carbon Home
How can we design our homes to respond to the climate emergency? Discover how architects are reimagining wood, stone and straw to design homes fit for the future.
How to Build a Low-Carbon Home
10am to 5pm
Kensington
Closes tomorrow
2023-08-02
2024-02-29
See a life-sized Megalosaurus
To mark the 200th anniversary of the first scientific description of a non-avian dinosaur, a life-sized replica of a Megalosaurus will be on display.
See a life-sized Megalosaurus
10am to 5pm
Picadilly
Closes tomorrow
2024-02-13
2024-02-29
Shakespeare’s First Folios: a 400-year journey
This exhibition explores the history of this iconic book through its reproductions as facsimiles, how the text was repackaged and republished and how the book became prized by collectors.
Shakespeare’s First Folios: a 400-year journey
9:45am to 5pm
Euston
Closes tomorrow
2023-11-21
2024-02-29
Oh Boy! Boy’s Dress 1760-1930
An exploration into the overlooked world of historical boy’s dress through a collector’s eye.
Oh Boy! Boy’s Dress 1760-1930
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 2nd March
2023-09-29
2024-03-02
This exhibition explores printed propaganda textiles over more than two centuries, from the French Revolution to Brexit.
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 2nd March
2023-09-29
2024-03-02
What’s He Doing In There? We Have A Right To Know
An autoethnographic exhibition by Roger K. Burton loosely centred around his design influences and inspiration of three seminal fashion shops PX and Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren Worlds End, Nostalgia of Mud
What’s He Doing In There? We Have A Right To Know
12pm to 6pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sat, 2nd March
2024-02-03
2024-03-02
Discover Liotard and the Lavergne Family Breakfast
For the first time in 250 years, this exhibition reunites the pastel masterpiece by Swiss artist Jean-Etienne Liotard, painted in Lyon in 1754, with the painted version in oil he completed in London almost 20 years later.
Discover Liotard and the Lavergne Family Breakfast
10am to 6pm
Trafalgar Square
Closing soon Sun, 3rd March
2023-11-16
2024-03-03
Horst Hamann: London Vertical
An exhibition of vertical photographs of London architecture.
Horst Hamann: London Vertical
10am to 6pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sun, 3rd March
2024-02-22
2024-03-03

Walking tours of London - today

Join a group of fellow muggles for a walking tour and see the real-life locations that inspired sets such as Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and the Ministry of Magic.
 Starts at 11am
 
 City of London
2024-02-28
2024-02-28
Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other.
 7:30pm to 9:15pm
 
 Whitechapel
2024-02-28
2024-02-28

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