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 29th Nov 2017
Moumita Dutta will be discussing exactly how the ISRO managed to send a probe 33.9 million miles across the solar system to Mars for less than it cost to make the film Gravity.
A talk about the Maritime Museum's collection of marine chronometers.
An anniversary talk about Sir Patrick Abercrombie and plans to rebuild post-war London.
A celebration of India’s contribution to science, technology and mathematics at November’s Science Museum Lates,
Come and explore over 900 years of history on this candlelit tour of Southwark Cathedral.
Ian and Laura will systematically and theoretically analyse the use and representation of individual body parts in Gothic fiction.
Who links James Bond, Sherlock Holmes, Little Britain and Godzilla?David Arnold is Britain’s leading film and TV composer. He’s the man behind the music for the hit Sherlock Holmes TV series and five classic Bond films.
From driverless cars and delivery drones to apps, maps and virtual reality – will technology evolve to better suit our needs or advance faster than our human capabilities?
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first human heart transplant. This talk will celebrate that achievement and consider what we have learned over those 50 years and what is to happen in the future.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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
This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries. ( )
Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec
Focussing on London through the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, this exhibition traces the impact of the Reformation on culture and society. ( )
Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec
This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. ( )
Closing soon Sat, 16th Dec
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking Tours of London on Wed 29th 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 30th Nov at 06:30pm
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