Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Thu, 14th Jun 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines. (Ending Soon Wed, 22nd Aug)
A striking presentation of three works by the internationally-renowned artist, Emily Allchurch. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Aug)
This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Aug)
The exhibition focuses on the early, 'radical moment' of Postmodernism, which it reveals to be one of the most inventive periods in British architectural history (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Aug)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Ending Soon Tue, 28th Aug)
This exhibition concentrates on the last (and often bitter) years of the long campaign of the struggle for women's right to vote from 1908 - 1914. (Ending Soon Fri, 31st Aug)
This exhibition explores Pell’s art, life, identity and search for sanctuary. (Ending Soon Fri, 31st Aug)
Discover the history of Bridge House Estates, the organisation that oversaw the entire construction of Tower Bridge over a century ago and continues to maintain it to this day. (Ending Soon Sat, 1st Sep)
The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this new exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Sep)
British artist Jodie Carey creates three new site-responsive installations. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Sep)
A major retrospective of work by the celebrated British artist and designer, Edward Bawden RA CBE (1903-89). (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Sep)
This display explores the changing image of the West India Regiments from their creation at the end of the 18th century up to the First World War. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Sep)
The Wiener Library’s exhibition tells the story of the Third Reich’s campaign against ‘degenerate’ art and its international response. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Sep)
See hundreds of live butterflies and moths up-close in a tropical butterfly house. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Sep)
From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Sep)
René Goscinny’s story is brought to life through rare original scripts, storyboards, photographs, films, sketches, dressing up stations, games, and more than a little wild boar. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Sep)
The Great British Seaside celebrates six decades of our love affair with the beach. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Sep)
A new commission which leads the visitor through deceptive murals, cunning architectural structures and a newly commissioned film to trace the lineage of perspective across centuries and technologies. (Ending Soon Sat, 6th Oct)
See Ed Ruscha's modern take on the cyclical nature of civilisation, evocative of Thomas Cole's series of the same name (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Oct)