Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Mon, 19th Mar 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
Explore the history behind the creation of the open spaces, gardens, and conservatory that are found across the Barbican Estate and Arts Centre. (Ends on Tue, 20th Mar)
An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. (Ends on Sun, 25th Mar)
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City. (Ends on Fri, 30th Mar)
Take a journey through the remarkable history of Indian innovation and discovery. (Ends on Sat, 31st Mar)
An ambitious survey of the technological and artistic development of photography in India. (Ends on Sat, 31st Mar)
Explore the transience of time and the problem of mortality as the 16th-century tradition of still life meets modern art. (Ends on 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 (Ends on Mon, 2nd Apr)
This exhibition includes objects of belief from societies around the world and through time. (Ends on Sun, 8th Apr)
Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh have gone on display for the first time in nearly 40 years. (Ends on Sun, 8th Apr)
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report, which laid the foundation for the modern welfare state. (Ends on Fri, 13th Apr)
Discover how much of the most iconic British design was produced by immigrants to this country. (Ends on Sun, 15th Apr)
A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age.A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age. (Ends on Sun, 15th Apr)
A new exhibition surveying the variety of postcards from all periods relating to Fulham Palace and exploring what they reveal about its history. (Ends on Sun, 15th Apr)
Consider speculative London futures as depicted in fiction past and present. (Ends on Sun, 15th Apr)
Fantastical realities seen through the eyes of artists, architects and designers. (Ends on Sun, 15th Apr)
An exhibition that explores the impact that jazz had on Britons from 1918. (Ends on Sun, 22nd Apr)
The exhibition explores the ideas and skills that go into great underground structures and looks to a future where smart subterranean construction can contribute ever greater benefits. (Ends on Sat, 28th Apr)
A large exhibition devoted to the music sensation. (Ends on Sun, 29th Apr)
A rare opportunity to see stunning paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas. (Ends on Mon, 7th May)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots. (Ends on Mon, 7th May)