Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Tue, 6th Mar 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
The nursing workforce is diverse, with healthcare workers representing a huge variety of backgrounds and experiences. This exhibition celebrates the contributions of some of the people whose work and lives have too often been overlooked. (Ending Soon Sat, 10th Mar)
A celebration of Thailand's vibrant plant life and culture at Kew's Orchids Festival. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Mar)
A display of rarely-seen records, players and recorders, exploring how technology has transformed our listening experience. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Mar)
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Mar)
Daily Rites examines modern humans and the ritualistic heart of our most apparently civilised behaviour. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Mar)
A major new contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London’s ancient woodland, Epping Forest. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Mar)
This display looks at the changing roles of currency and exchange in communist states in the century since the 1917 Russian Revolution. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Mar)
Explore the history behind the creation of the open spaces, gardens, and conservatory that are found across the Barbican Estate and Arts Centre. (Ending Soon Tue, 20th Mar)
The office of 2035: what will it look like and how will it support the way we will work? (Ending Soon Wed, 21st Mar)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Mar)
This exhibition features rare Soviet scores, texts and vinyl, and tells stories of Soviet composers’ complex negotiations with political power (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Mar)
Creating sculptures and installations from caul fat and other animal organs, artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva draws attention to parts of the body we would sometimes rather forget. (Ending Soon Wed, 28th Mar)
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City. (Ending Soon Fri, 30th Mar)
An exhibition presenting artistic homages to the versatile and majestic architectural form through a wide range of media. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Mar)
Take a journey through the remarkable history of Indian innovation and discovery. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Mar)
An ambitious survey of the technological and artistic development of photography in India. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Mar)
Dive into the unknown story of London’s lost canals created from the 1680s to the 1830s. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Mar)
Explore the transience of time and the problem of mortality as the 16th-century tradition of still life meets modern art. (Ending Soon Mon, 2nd Apr)
Discover how van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' was one of the beacons by which the Pre-Raphaelites forged a radical new style of painting (Ending Soon Mon, 2nd Apr)
This exhibition showcases an exquisite range of material, including Sanskrit, Persian and Tibetan manuscripts. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Apr)