What's on in London on Sunday 12th March 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and other random miscellany events happening around London.

Special Events

Surprisingly, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon


(Sunday, 12th Mar - All Day)
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.


Hair by Sam McKnight


(Sunday, 12th Mar - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition shows 60 of the brothers’ original book and magazine illustrations, many seen in public for the first time.


The Brothers Robinson


(Sunday, 12th Mar - 10:30am to 5:30pm)
A display of the best of the political cartoons published in the newspapers during 2016.



(Sunday, 12th Mar - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition sees Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work, Flaming June, return to the artist's house from Puerto Rico.


Flaming June: The Making of an Icon


(Sunday, 12th Mar - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition that marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act which legalised homosexuality in the UK.

A special exhibition of original illustrations by John Kenney for the 1965 Ladybird life of Dickens.


The Ladybird Life of Dickens: an illustrated adventure


(Sunday, 12th Mar - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition explores one of the most momentous periods in modern world history through the lens of its groundbreaking art.


Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932


(Sunday, 12th Mar - 11am to 8pm)
An immersive multi-channel video installation, created by conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Börse Photography Prize winner Richard Mosse


Richard Mosse - Incoming


(Sunday, 12th Mar - All Day)
Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development.


The Fantastic Barbican World


(Sunday, 12th Mar - 12pm to 4pm)
A chance to see the tiny charter document given by William the Conqueror to the City.


The William Charter


Regular Events on Sun 12th Mar 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes  ()
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.  ()
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?  ()

Walking Tours of London on Sun 12th Mar 2017

This 2.5 hour walking tour includes Doctor Who locations across London from the past 50 years.  ()
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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