Things to do in London today
Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
One-Off Events Happening Today
Test out the latest virtual reality headsets, compose your own Chiptune soundtrack and take part in a gaming inspired dance battle. ( South Kensington )
An open day in Guildhall Yard with police horses and dogs and officers in uniforms from the past 175 years. ( Bishopsgate )
A chance to be a forensics scientist studying the cause of the Fire of London. ( Barbican )
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
Free Being Punk
A small display that encapsulates the personal processes of being a Punk in the late 1970s. (Ending Soon Thu, 28th Jul)
A major exhibition revealing the fascinating life, times and lost library of Queen Elizabeth I’s most famous ‘conjurer’. (Ending Soon Fri, 29th Jul)
An exhibition of models of babies that are just a little bit creepy. (Ending Soon Sat, 30th Jul)
Free Project Morrinho
Discover a miniature model favela in the Horniman Gardens, created by Project Morrinho. (Ending Soon Thu, 4th Aug)
A display of art work inspired by the zoological exhibits at the Grant Museum (Ending Soon Sat, 6th Aug)
£8 Power UP!
This hands-on, fully interactive gaming event features the very best video games and consoles from the past 40 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Aug)
Two revolving arms narrowly evade each other in a huge mobile of light and sound in constant motion. (Ending Soon Wed, 10th Aug)
This exhibition tells Sicily’s fascinating stories – from the arrival of the Greeks to the extraordinary period of enlightenment under Norman rule. (Ends on Sun, 14th Aug)
Discover a little-known chapter of Indian history through the largest surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile. (Ends on Mon, 15th Aug)
An exhibition of art inspired by the master film maker (Ends on Wed, 24th Aug)
Regular Events on Today
(typically repeat each week)
A chance to have a guided tour of the Kennel Club's headquarters building in Picadilly. ( Picadilly )
Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath.