Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and random miscellany happening around London.
Top things to do in London on Wed 15th Nov 2017
Join the Royal College of Physicians for a free evening event devoted to the remarkable Sir Thomas Browne. Take a final opportunity for a late view of the acclaimed exhibition, and hear a talk on the 17th century polymath by Dr Kevin Killeen.
6:30pm to 8:30pm
This talk will range from war memorials to the most intimate of family burial places, and reveal some work of great power and poignant beauty.
Starts at 6:30pm
A talk that explores the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Is there any science fact behind the science fiction?
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation ( )
Closing soon Thu, 23rd Nov
Shining a light on stem cell and bone marrow donation from Black, Asian, ethnic minorities and those with mixed heritage. ( )
Closing soon Fri, 24th Nov
The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed
story boxes. ( )
Closing soon Sat, 25th Nov
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
Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time. ( )
Closing soon Wed, 29th Nov
This exhibition looks at the early pioneers of Roman London archaeology and the discovery of Roman London over three centuries. ( )
Closing soon Fri, 1st Dec
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
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
A display of paintings, drawings and models by the likes of Dame Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Julia Barfield and Patty Hopkins. ( )
Closing soon Sat, 9th Dec
This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries. ( )
Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking Tours of London on Wed 15th Nov 2017
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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.
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 16th Nov at 05:30pm
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