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.


One-Off Events Happening Today

This talk offers a light-hearted exploration of contemporary attitudes towards the Royal Navy and the British sailor, using the postcard artwork of Donald McGill; the “King of the Saucy Seaside Postcard”. ( )
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The cabaret-style night for all those who love museums is back for more museum-y fun!  ( )
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An evening of audio cinema as we explore the sounds of ponds with Helen Greaves (UCL Geography) and sound artist Action Pyramid. ( )
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A talk about one of the top comedians of the 20th century, Max Wall. ( )
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Former Prime Minister Sir John Major will be talking about the history of the Victorian music halls. ( )
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A panel discussion about whether campus campaigns against The Sun, Daily Mail and Express are justified ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A hypnotic light display based on Islamic geometry in the main foyer of the Barbican. (Ending Soon Wed, 25th Jan)

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The exhibition showcases the intricate handmade archives, indexes and scrapbooks painstakingly recorded by filmgoers and cinema obsessives, (Ending Soon Fri, 27th Jan)

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A rare display of the British Museum’s collection of shadow theatre puppets from Southeast Asia. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Jan)

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The artwork used for the print elements in the Harry Potter movies displayed by the original artists. (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Feb)

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This major exhibition of over 80 works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Feb)

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This exhibition looks at the popular seasonal pastime of ice skating which, in London, dates back to at least the 12th century. (Ends on Wed, 8th Feb)

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An art and light installation made from materials recycled from a 2015 sculpture. (Ends on Fri, 10th Feb)

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Celebrate some of the most popular entertainments of Victorian times (Ends on Sun, 12th Feb)

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This exhibition raises important questions about historical examples of forced migration and Britain’s response in the past. (Ends on Fri, 17th Feb)

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An exhibition of Soho's seedy adult art and film by the street artist, Shuby. (Ends on Sat, 18th Feb)

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. ( )
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Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London.
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A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus. ( )
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