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.


Special Events in London Today

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - Starts at 12pm)
The free annual event across London Chinatown and the West End.
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£14.00

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 9am to 4pm)
Celebration of One Man Operation on busses and a chance to ride on some special vehicles used on these services.  ()
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Everything Has Doors-Bus Event

£5.00

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 11am to 3pm)
A large private garden that is open to the public on a few days of the year.  ()
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Private garden open day

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 10:30am to 3pm)
Help to build bird boxes at Walthamstow Wetlands during National Nest Box Week 2018  ()
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Building Bird Boxes at Walthamstow Wetlands

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Exhibitions Open Today & Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
Discover Jon Snow's unique and colourful collection of ties crafted by the UK's last silk-weaving factory.  (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

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£5

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 12pm to 10:30pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

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The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

Free
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.

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£18

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 10am to 4:15pm)
A celebration of Thailand's vibrant plant life and culture at Kew's Orchids Festival.

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 Orchids Festival

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.

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Czechia Now!

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - All Day)
Explore the history behind the creation of the open spaces, gardens, and conservatory that are found across the Barbican Estate and Arts Centre.

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Flying Trees and Sunken Squares

£5

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 10am to 4:30pm)
Dive into the unknown story of London’s lost canals created from the 1680s to the 1830s.

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£8

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 12pm to 4pm)
Explore the transience of time and the problem of mortality as the 16th-century tradition of still life meets modern art.

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Nature Morte

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition showcases an exquisite range of material, including Sanskrit, Persian and Tibetan manuscripts.

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Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

Free

(Sunday, 18th Feb - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report, which laid the foundation for the modern welfare state.

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A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State

 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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Walking Tours of London

Walking tour taking in the fading remains of advertising on walls.  ()
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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.  ()
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Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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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.  ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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Tower Bridge Opening Times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 24th Feb at 01:00pm