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, 11th Sep 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
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)
A large number of film collectables including from Star Wars and the Raiders of the Lost Ark will be on display for two weeks ahead of an auction. (Ending Soon Thu, 20th Sep)
Exploring the impact of World War One on British, German and French art (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Sep)
An exhibition of feather fans from around the world. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Sep)
Over 100 dazzling artworks and objects tells the story of a cosmopolitan empire that almost ended British rule in India (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Sep)
This exhibition uncovers the intricacies of the NT’s architecture, exploring its complex composition and the layers of history that Denys Lasdun buried within it. (Ending Soon Sat, 29th 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)
This display explains the project, and showcases highlights of its work across the country so far. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Sep)
The summer opening of Buckingham Palace, with an art display curated by the Prince of Wales. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Sep)
A celebratory show that will explore the past, present and future of ice cream. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Sep)
The Great British Seaside celebrates six decades of our love affair with the beach. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Sep)
An exhibition about 4 formative years in the 1980s music scene. (Ending Soon Wed, 3rd Oct)
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)
This exhibition delves into the history behind the School’s creation, its iconic uniform, historic practices, and charitable benefactors. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th 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)
An open air exhibition featuring works by 25 contemporary and modern artists presented by world-leading galleries. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Oct)
Discover one of America’s leading painters of the mid-19th century. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Oct)
Holloway Prison has been an important landmark in Islington for over 150 years. Thousands of women passed through its doors until it closed in 2016. This exhibition explores their stories. (Ending Soon Mon, 8th Oct)