Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Sat, 3rd Nov 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
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)
An exhibition that explores the glamorous and grotesque, disturbed and diabolical, surreal and supernatural, merciless and macabre and uncanny and undead! (Ending Soon Fri, 16th Nov)
The feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia. (Ending Soon Sat, 17th 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)
Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary. (Ending Soon Mon, 10th Dec)
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Dec)
The exhibition reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ of a pioneer excavation and research project of one of the most complex societies of its time. (Ending Soon Sat, 15th Dec)
Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Dec)
Drawing on the resources of the National Jazz Archive the exhibition includes photos, posters, journals, video and memorabilia. (Ending Soon Mon, 31st Dec)
New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
(Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)