Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
Free entry to the Old Operating Theatre to mark the 50th anniversary of its discovery and restoration.
A chance to see inside the Pathology Museum - for a display of anatomically correct cakes
To mark the end of British Summer Time, the Foundling Museum is celebrating all things horological.
Meet an array of amazing rainforest minibeasts including snakes, giant millipedes and whip spiders, and find out more about them.
The London Ghost Conference is a day dedicated to talks covering many hauntings in the London.
(City of London)
Hear about some of Simon’s epic adventures filming his captivating BBC TV travel documentaries,
Learn the art of paper cutting in this workshop for adults led by artist Claire Brewster whose work is inspired by the natural environment.
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
POP! will explore the impact of music, art and personality on the development of the fashion of the times. (Ending Soon Sat, 27th Oct)
The exhibition is the largest of its kind and includes previously unseen historic material and exciting new artworks by leading artists. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Oct)
An exhibition about America’s iconic 20th century design couple - Charles and Ray Eames. (Ending Soon Sat, 3rd Nov)
This exhibition will look at the history of brewing in chiswick, (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Nov)
Over a hundred study models and conceptual sketches will be presented on and within the structure, as well as an interview with the architect (Ending Soon Sat, 17th Nov)
An exhibition about Charles Dickens little known interest in music composition. (Ending Soon Thu, 20th Dec)
This exhibition explores the world of Kathakali, the male classical dance drama from Kerala, South India. (Ending Soon Sat, 22nd Dec)
This exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)
Regular Events on Sat 27th Oct 2012
(typically repeat most weeks)
London's only free working telescope observatory is open every Fri/Sat event during the winter months with volunteers to show off the night sky
Walking Tours of London on Sat 27th Oct 2012
Our tour of Dulwich lasts around 3 hours and leads you on a gentle walking tour through an area rich in history and landmarks.
A ghostly, ghoulish guided walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley, the second most haunted village in England.
Tower Bridge Opening Times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 20th Oct at 01:45pm