Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Fri, 23rd Mar 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
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)
This exhibition includes objects of belief from societies around the world and through time. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Apr)
Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh have gone on display for the first time in nearly 40 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Apr)
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report, which laid the foundation for the modern welfare state. (Ending Soon Fri, 13th Apr)
Discover how much of the most iconic British design was produced by immigrants to this country. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Apr)
An exhibition revealing the story behind the Museum’s most treasured possession. (Ending Soon 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. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Apr)
Consider speculative London futures as depicted in fiction past and present. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Apr)
Fantastical realities seen through the eyes of artists, architects and designers. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Apr)
Fathoming flow in the body, the sewer, the river and the city – a new work by Somerset House Studios artist Eloise Hawser. (Ending Soon Sun, 22nd Apr)