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

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany 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


(1510444800 - All Day)
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, with Canaletto's greatest works. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)


Canaletto and the Art of Venice


(1510444800 - 10am to 5:45pm)
More than 120 objects have been brought together in an exploration of how the often-overlooked product has helped create the modern world. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)



This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation (Closing soon Thu, 23rd Nov)


The candle is lighted Martin Luther’s legacy in print


(1511654400 - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition examines the British arrival in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and the decisions that shaped the way the conflict escalated and the lessons learnt. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov)


 Afghanistan: Reflections on Helmand


(1511654400 - 11am to 4pm)
See drawings from Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov)


Visualising the Water-Babies

Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time. (Closing soon Wed, 29th Nov)


Oxford House Nexus, An exhibition by Sarah-Jane Field, Keith Greenough and John Umney

Explore the history of the Wrens in Greenwich. New interviews and research offer a rare female perspective into the fascinating history of the Old Royal Naval College. (Closing soon Sun, 3rd Dec)


WRNS Untold Stories: The Women’s Royal Naval Service at Greenwich


(1512432000 - 10am to 5:30pm)
This is the exhibition on Balenciaga in the UK and marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house. (Closing soon Tue, 5th Dec)


Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion


(1514678400 - 10am to 10pm)
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)


 Falling Shawls

An international cast of street artists have teamed up with fan maker extraordinaire, Sylvain Le Guen in a bid to reinvigorate the craft of fan making. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)


Street Fans:A Unique Liaison between Street Art and Fan Making

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events on Sun 12th Nov 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?

Walking Tours of London on Sun 12th Nov 2017

Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.