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


Top events in London on Sun 2nd Dec 2018

Roll up your sleeves and get involved in an event on London’s biggest ever tree planting weekend.
 All Day
 
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
Volunteer at a tree planting event
Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Croydon
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
Russell Hargrave asks, What were the roots of this crisis, and how did the government get things so badly wrong?
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
2018-12-02
2018-12-02

Things to do in London today | What to do in London tomorrow | What's on this weekend

Events in February | Events in March | Events in April | Events in May

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
Oceania
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Mon, 10th Dec
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 14th Dec
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
The exhibition reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ of a pioneer excavation and research project of one of the most complex societies of its time.
The Curious Case of Çatalhöyük
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 15th Dec
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
A series of modern light installations will illuminate the 18th century gardens and architecture, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the Gardens in a different light, after dark.
event time 5:30pm to 10pm
 Chiswick
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
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.
The Romantic Age: European Fans 1810-1840
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
24 homes and shops across Greenwich will each open an "advent window" in December to visit around the town.
event time 6pm to 9pm
 Closing soon Wed, 2nd Jan
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
This Christmas, Kew Gardens will once again transform into a magical after dark explosion of festive colour
event time Starts at 5pm
 Richmond
 Closing soon Sat, 5th Jan
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.
Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
2018-12-02
2018-12-02

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 2nd December 2018

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
2018-12-02
2018-12-02

Walking tours of London on Sunday 2nd December 2018

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
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
2018-12-02
2018-12-02
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 6th Dec at 06:00pm