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
The Chairman and Trustees march around the Piazza, accompanied by the Town Crier, to pay the “peppercorn rents” of five red apples and five posies of flowers for the buildings
International lecture by Professor Wolfgang Baumeister exploring a method of studying the 'molecular sociology' of cells.
A history talk about the Old St Thomas' Hospital.
Join DLA Design for a guided architectural tour of Borough Market, exploring how the architecture and infrastructure of the Market supports its identity and how this is brought to life by traders, the
Arwa Haider takes you on a tour of the darker side of the Great British Seaside.
This talk explores some of the different ways in which London connects with the world.
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke in conversation with LSE's Tony Travers and Kevin Featherstone.
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Exhibitions Open Today & Closing Soon
A solo exhibition of work by legendary street artist and stencil wizard Stewy. ( )
Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. ( )
Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun
Life in Czechoslovakia during the communist regime in the humanist photography of Dagmar Hochova. ( )
Closing soon Fri, 29th Jun
A display of the Greenwich section of a 1:1500 scale wooden model of London as it was in 1840 ( )
Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun
A sound installation by composer and sound artist, Emily Peasgood as a requiem to the thousands of forgotten women and children, known as the ‘outcast dead’ buried at Crossbones Graveyard. ( )
Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree.
This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art.
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs.
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking Tours of London
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
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Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.
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.
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
Tower Bridge Opening Times
06:45pm Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river 07:45pm Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river 09:45pm Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river 10:45pm Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river 10:00am Sailing Barge Will Down river