Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and other random miscellany events happening around London.
Special Events in London on Tue 28th Feb 2017
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), will give a special presentation on BIG’s work in London.
This lecture will examine how the legal process for consenting ‘nationally significant’ wind farms shapes our knowledge of landscape.
Tate Archive curator, Darragh O’Donoghue, and First World War Diverse Histories Researcher, Louise Bell, will deliver a talk on Paul Nash and other war artists.
This talk will delve into previously closed secret police and government files to explore how queer spaces were targeted and spied on in the 1920s and 1930s, enabling you to discover the resilience of the community in response.
In this lecture, Mark Bradley explores how changes in US culture and thought from the 1940-70s changed the American idea of what it means to be free.
Universal social policies have the power to reduce inequality and create more cohesive societies. But how can countries in the South deliver universalism?
What happens when power, communications, and transport are all disrupted, when shops cannot function, and when most people cannot find out what is happening?
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
Material from the Laburnum Boat Club project has been redisplayed in this exhibition by London Canal Museum. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Feb)
An exhibition showing how maps changed how we look at the world, from Beck's tube map to spy maps. (Closing soon Wed, 1st Mar)
Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Mar)
An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London.
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.
Isabelle Émilie de Tessier was a London actress, cartoonist and illustrator who worked under the pseudonym 'Marie Duval'. This exhibition at Guildhall Library is the first one dedicated solely to Duval's work as a nineteenth century pioneer of the art of comics.
An exhibition of traditional embroidered textiles from the lands of the Indus, Afghanistan, the Near East and Central Asia.
See the shortlisted proposals for Trafalgar Square's 2018 and 2020 Fourth Plinth commissions
Photographer Eugenio Grosso takes you on a photographic journey through time from the foundation of London to the present.
This exhibition sees Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work, Flaming June, return to the artist's house from Puerto Rico.
Regular Events on Tue 28th Feb 2017
(typically repeat most weeks)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London.
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Walking Tours of London on Tue 28th Feb 2017
London's waking nightmare of murder... He came silently out of the midnight shadows of August 31, 1888.
Tower Bridge Opening Times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 9th Jun at 03:30pm
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