What's on in London today

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


Top events in London Today

A screening and talk about the cult classic sci-fi movie
 7pm to :
 
 Homerton
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
Forbidden Planet +Talk: Inviting Worlds
LGBTQ+ people have often gravitated towards libraries in search of self and community, but why? What does it mean to be queer in the library?
 7:15pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
The man behind the conical bustier: Jean Paul Gaultier reflects on his decades at the forefront of fashion and latest creation Fashion Freak Show in conversation with TV presenter Anita Rani.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Southwark
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
Jean Paul Gaultier in Conversation
A talk by City of London Guide Julian Romain
 6:30pm to :
 
 Whitechapel
2019-07-23
2019-07-23

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

BEYOND THE ROAD merges the worlds of visual arts, music and film and offers visitors a chance to leave behind their modern day lives and lose themselves in a multi-sensory world led by sound.
Beyond the road
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closes tomorrow
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani.
'Calligraphic Rhythms' by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Jul
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
Eccentric, scandalous, provocative, exuberant and as funny as ever, fashion’s enfant terrible presents his new creation: part revue, part catwalk show.
Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Fri, 2nd Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper.
Rembrandt: Thinking on paper
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
In this, the first major museum display of artists’ postcards, discover both the politics and playfulness of this unique collection of 300 postcards.
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
For this exhibition, Mourad explores the story of Babel, using visual imagery as a means to connect people across the language divide.
Seeing Through Babel
event time 11am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Thu, 15th Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
An exhibition exploring 300 years of lunar and celestial cartography from early astronomers in the 17th century to the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 and beyond.
The Mapping of the Moon: 1669 – 1969
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Wed, 21st Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
event time 11am to 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
Raw Materials: Plastics
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-07-23
2019-07-23

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - today

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-07-23
2019-07-23
Guided tours of one of London's oldest and most famous churches.
 2:15pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-23
2019-07-23

Weekly tour of St Bride's Church

Join our librarians to learn about the history of Guildhall Library, tour the building (including behind the scenes) and view some of the library’s treasures.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-23
2019-07-23

History and Treasures of Guildhall Library

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 24th Jul at 04:15pm