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


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Top events in London Today

Professor Nicholas Vincent explores significant archival discoveries surrounding the Magna Carta.
5pm to 6pm
 
Richmond
Annual Pipe Roll Lecture: New Evidence from the Baronial Revolution of 1215
Join OOF Gallery's curators and a host of football-obsessed artists as they explore the aesthetics of the world's favourite game and celebrate the launch of issue nine of OOF magazine.
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Kensington
An Evening With OOF
Join us with Italian Photographer Alessandro Sarno at Stanfords talking about his stunningly beautiful photographic books.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Soho
Exumas: The Kingdom of Blue by Alessandro Sarno
Mat Osman and Stephen Ellcock discuss with Cathi Unsworth the anarchic magic of their collaboration England on Fire.
7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
Holborn
England On Fire: A Visual Journey Through England’s Psychic Landscape

Online events / webinars

A talk about Horace Walpole’s Georgian Gothic villa, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham.
6:30pm to :
 
Reinterpreting Horace Walpole’s Little Gothic Castle: Strawberry Hill

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Camden Green Loop Exhibition
An exhibition of the Camden Green Loop, a public realm strategy to bring our neighbourhoods to life.
Camden Green Loop Exhibition
10am to 3pm
Camden
Closes tomorrow
2022-06-08
2022-06-29
 Pomp, Progress and Poverty: Life in Victorian Westminster
Learn about Victorian Westminster in this exhibition showcasing selection of collections from City of Westminster Archives, toys on loan from Pollocks Toy Museum and Victorian costumes.
 Pomp, Progress and Poverty: Life in Victorian Westminster
9am to 5pm
Victoria
Closing soon Thu, 30th June
2022-04-07
2022-06-30
Olympics, sauna and reviving communities – from 1948 to present
An exhibition about a sauna built for the 1948 Olympics that spured the trade in prefab buildings.
Olympics, sauna and reviving communities – from 1948 to present
12pm to 8pm
Homerton
Closing soon Thu, 30th June
2022-06-01
2022-06-30
Walk through the ‘Time Tunnel’, an alfresco exhibition on the past, present, and future of Seven Dials, a one-of-a-kind destination in the heart of London’s West End.
All Day
Soho
Closing soon Thu, 30th June
2022-06-01
2022-06-30
Zaha Hadid: Reimagining London
This exhibition brings together Zaha Hadid's imagined London, from student experimentations to unrealised visions and built projects.
Zaha Hadid: Reimagining London
11am to 5:30pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Fri, 1st July
2022-06-08
2022-07-01
Lubaina Himid
Tate Modern presents Himid’s largest solo exhibition to date, incorporating new paintings and significant highlights from across her remarkable career.
Lubaina Himid
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 3rd July
2021-11-25
2022-07-03
William Hogarth’s Animals
This exhibition explores William Hogarth’s relationship with animals through his work as an artist and in his personal life.
William Hogarth’s Animals
12pm to 5pm
Chiswick
Closing soon Sun, 3rd July
2022-03-29
2022-07-03
SID: Superman Is Dead
An exhibition by the photographer of the Sex Pistols on tour.
SID: Superman Is Dead
12pm to 7pm
Soho
Closing soon Sun, 10th July
2022-06-23
2022-07-10
“A MODERNIST GEM”: The Battle for Leigham Court Sheltered Housing Scheme
This exhibition documents the 'three - year battle', in which a group of diverse elders joined forces with community activists and architectural mavericks, in an attempt to prevent demolition and restore their "Modernist Gem".
“A MODERNIST GEM”: The Battle for Leigham Court Sheltered Housing Scheme
9am to 10pm
Brixton
Ends on Tue 12th July
2022-06-24
2022-07-12
The Art of Literature: Loan and Selling
An exhibition that unites works of art with the novels, poetry, drama and stories which have inspired them, and which they, in turn, have inspired.
The Art of Literature: Loan and Selling
9am to 5pm
St James
Ends on Thu 14th July
2022-06-20
2022-07-14

Walking tours of London - today

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2022-06-28
2022-06-28
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2022-06-28
2022-06-28
A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-06-28
2022-06-28

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