Things to do in London today

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


One-Off Events Happening Today

One of the most distinctive characteristics of human beings is their capacity to alter their environments through technology ( )
2017-02-21

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This talk will focus on First World War shipwrecks, detailing the record sources available for shipwrecks and those who were lost on board. ( )
2017-02-21

Fiona Reynolds proposes to inspire us through the beauty of the world around us. ( )
2017-02-21

The speaker will talk about the some of the great achievements and their associated challenges to date. ( )
2017-02-21

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

See Quentin Blake's original drawings for Beatrix Potter's newly re-discovered story The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Feb)

2017-02-21
This exhibition will look at the Bank of England's past, and explore the history of a medium that has come to dominate the world around us. (Ending Soon Tue, 28th Feb)

2017-02-21
An exhibition showing how maps changed how we look at the world, from Beck's tube map to spy maps. (Ending Soon Wed, 1st Mar)

2017-02-21

Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Mar)

2017-02-21

An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London. (Ends on Sat, 11th Mar)

2017-02-21
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day. (Ends on Sun, 12th Mar)

2017-02-21
Isabelle Émilie de Tessier was a London actress, cartoonist and illustrator who worked under the pseudonym 'Marie Duval'. This exhibition at Guildhall Library is the first one dedicated solely to Duval's work as a nineteenth century pioneer of the art of comics. (Ends on Fri, 17th Mar)

2017-02-21
An exhibition of traditional embroidered textiles from the lands of the Indus, Afghanistan, the Near East and Central Asia. (Ends on Sat, 25th Mar)

2017-02-21
This exhibition explores Impressionism in an Australian context – closely related to yet entirely distinct from its European counterparts. (Ends on Sun, 26th Mar)

2017-02-21
Photographer Eugenio Grosso takes you on a photographic journey through time from the foundation of London to the present. (Ends on Fri, 31st Mar)

2017-02-21

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. ( )
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Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London.
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A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus. ( )
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