Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


Thursday 22nd March

Hear from Dr Elma Brenner about medieval people’s ambivalent relationship with water and see a selection of early manuscripts, early printed books and prints.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Camden
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
A panel discussion on the use of comics as a journalistic tool.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Zoe Waxman will seek to explain why it is that women are still being silenced, and why motherhood, in particular, deserves serious attention.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
The City Centre is hosting its inaugural City of London Showoff in collaboration with comedian Steve Cross.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 City of London
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Take an irreverent and amusing look at the not-so-famous people who have been unfairly consigned to the dustbin of history.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
100 years after the act of Parliament which enabled women to stand for election to the House of Commons, this panel discussion explores female representation in Parliament now.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 City of London
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
The Engineering Club has assembled a diverse range of presntations to explore the modern development of the bicycle.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
The need to attract the population at large involved developments in printing, advertising and distribution, aspects traced in this talk by Judith Grant.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Isobel Charman will guide us through the early history of the Zoological Gardens in the Regents Park, from their establishment by the ZSL in 1826 to the mid-19th century.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2018-03-22
2018-03-22

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition of architecture from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
event time 8am to 5:30pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
This exhibition features rare Soviet scores, texts and vinyl, and tells stories of Soviet composers’ complex negotiations with political power
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
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.
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
This exhibition explores the past, present and future of transport and streets in The City.
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
An exhibition presenting artistic homages to the versatile and majestic architectural form through a wide range of media.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Croydon
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Take a journey through the remarkable history of Indian innovation and discovery.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
An ambitious survey of the technological and artistic development of photography in India.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Dive into the unknown story of London’s lost canals created from the 1680s to the 1830s.
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Mar
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Explore the transience of time and the problem of mortality as the 16th-century tradition of still life meets modern art.
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Mon, 2nd Apr
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
Discover how van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' was one of the beacons by which the Pre-Raphaelites forged a radical new style of painting
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Mon, 2nd Apr
2018-03-22
2018-03-22

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 22nd March 2018

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 tba
 
 Barbican
2018-03-22
2018-03-22
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm