Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.
Top things to do in London on Tue 21st Nov 2017
This talk will be an insider’s view of the DLR’s signalling system covering its day to day operational challenges.
7:15pm to 9:30pm
Visit the beautifully preserved 1924 LB5 Chocolate Express and discover its intriguing past in service for a pirate bus operator,
Starts at 12am
This month we’ll be learning about the Japafication of food, why mobiles have changed everything but the movies, and LGBTQ etymology.
7:30pm to 5pm
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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)
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)
An exhibition that provides a glimpse of the challenges and joys of theatrical life since the days of Elizabeth I. (Closing soon Thu, 7th 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)
Artifacts and photos from the discovery of the wreak of The London, a ship that sank in 1665 off Southend. (Closing soon Mon, 11th Dec)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Tue 21st Nov 2017
(usually repeat most weeks)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Walking Tours of London on Tue 21st 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.
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm