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


Thursday 25th Oct

Join a panel of experts to discuss the pressures on local journalism, its role in democracy – and how YOU can be part of the solution.
 5pm to 7pm
 
 New Cross
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
Media Forum: Why local journalism matters
This talk by Kirsty Chilton will divulge the secrets of the corpse trade in London in the Georgian Period.
 7pm to :
 
 Southwark
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
The Night of the Body Snatchers
Experience Dickens’s beautiful townhouse as if the author himself had just stepped out the door.
 6pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
Dickens After Dark: A Halloween Special

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
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
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
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
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
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
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work.
event time 9am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
Explore the remarkable story of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from the opposition and immense challenges faced by early pioneers to the latest research today.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
Blood bricks embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.
Blood Bricks
event time 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
event time 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-25
2018-10-25

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 25th October 2018

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 tba
 
 Barbican
2018-10-25
2018-10-25
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 26th Oct at 01:15pm