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, 2nd Oct 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
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)
An exhibition exploring the first 30 years of the Building Centre through its archive collection.From material libraries and the Blitz, to seminal exhibitions of women architects, Spanish modernism and le Corbusier. (Ending Soon Fri, 12th Oct)
For the first time, Tate Modern tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Oct)
The works of art on display span a geographical expanse from Kashmir to Kerala and a period of more than 400 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Oct)
An exhibition that shines a light on Kazakhstani contemporary art. (Ending Soon Tue, 16th Oct)
Digital Turn is a platform for those who dare to dream about how we can better imagine, create and build the spaces we live in. (Ending Soon Fri, 19th Oct)
This exhibition explores the East London Federation of the Suffragettes (ELFS) campaign for the vote. (Ending Soon Fri, 19th Oct)
This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Oct)
Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent. (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Oct)
The Redfern Gallery is hosting a retrospective of works by Paul Feiler (1918-2013), in honour of the artist’s centenary year. (Ending Soon Sat, 27th Oct)
The exhibition presents an illustration of how craftsmanship and small industry are embedded in tradition, embrace the new, and adapt in a changing society. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Oct)
An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Oct)
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Oct)
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Oct)