Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
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)
Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Oct)
Explore the remarkable story of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from the opposition and immense challenges faced by early pioneers to the latest research today. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Oct)
Blood bricks embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Oct)
A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles. (Ending Soon Fri, 2nd Nov)
Explore an exclusive range of journals, logs and records that date back to the 1700s. (Ending Soon Sat, 3rd Nov)
Award winning graphic artist Frith Kerr invites designers to respond to the female artists collected by Ernö and Ursula Goldfinger. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Nov)
100 projects shaping the world of tomorrow (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Nov)
Explore the origins of the Dowding System and its legacy in later years. (Ending Soon Sat, 10th Nov)
This exhibition investigates and reveals Dickens’s deep and influential interest in medicine, chemistry, geology, the energy of the Earth and the ability of science to drive change. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Nov)
Discover the city at night through the eyes of photographers from the late 19th century to the present day. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Nov)
This exhibition features two very talented Edwardian female illustrators whose work has been largely forgotten. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents. (Ending Soon Sat, 24th Nov)
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Nov)
Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Nov)