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


Wednesday 17th Oct

An evening with Alan Hinkes OBE – the first and only Briton to climb all 14 of the world’s highest mountains.
 7:30pm to 10:30pm
 
 Southwark
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
An Evening with Alan Hinkes OBE - London
Explore the idea of Charles Dickens not only as a novelist, but as a Victorian man of science.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
Advocate and Activist: Charles Dickens 'Man Of Science'
Join social historian Tessa Boase to hear the intriguing untold story of women, birds, hats – and votes.
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-10-17
2018-10-17

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
event time 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 19th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
This exhibition explores the East London Federation of the Suffragettes (ELFS) campaign for the vote.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Fri, 19th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
A selection of rare items drawn directly from the collection at Swedenborg House.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bloomsbury
 Closing soon Sat, 20th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art,
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent.
event time All Day
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
With walls and fences being constructed everywhere, this striking photographic exhibition provides a broad historical and geographical perspective revealing the ephemeral nature of barriers to human movement.
KEEP OUT! Barriers and Boundaries Ancient and Modern
event time 10am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
The Redfern Gallery is hosting a retrospective of works by Paul Feiler (1918-2013), in honour of the artist’s centenary year.
event time 11am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 27th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
The exhibition presents an illustration of how craftsmanship and small industry are embedded in tradition, embrace the new, and adapt in a changing society.
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
2018-10-17
2018-10-17

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Wednesday 17th October 2018

Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2018-10-17
2018-10-17
 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river