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


Tuesday 15th Jan

Dan Lyons, bestselling author of Disrupted and writer on the HBO series Silicon Valley, deliciously roasts the new work climate, while asking what can be done to recoup some sanity and dignity for the expanding class of middle-class serfs.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
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This talk by Professor Laura Gowing will examine the part women played as mistresses to apprentices in the late 17th century guilds
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
2019-01-15
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Mistresses and Apprentices in 17th century London

Free
A historian and a cultural evolutionist discuss the past, present and future of war and ask what, if anything, can be done to make war less likely.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
This lecture examines the deep-sea discoveries that have transformed our understanding of our planet, and the history of exploring the deep ocean that covers most of it.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
Professor Wilks will describe the Semantic Web and its origin in annotation methods from the humanities and will argue the need for this form of AI to manage a lifetime’s information on the web.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2019-01-15
2019-01-15

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition explores how factory methods are transforming how we deliver homes in the capital.

Factory-made Housing: a solution for London?

 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Ends on Fri, 18th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
These displays explore the controversy that has raged over female practitioners throughout the centuries.
 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Fri, 18th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
An exhibition of books from Eton College.
 9am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Fri, 18th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
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The exhibition explores the day and evening styles of the decade, complemented by photographs of the stars who championed them.

 Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs

 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 20th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
This exhibition traces the development of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings through a selection of over forty masterpieces.
 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 20th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
An exhibition which explores dreams, the unconscious and an imaginary world between sleep and wakefulness.
 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Sun, 20th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
History, as somebody wise once said, is just one damned thing after another. But is it really? Who decides what is ‘history’?
 10am to 5:50pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 20th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
Designed and curated in close collaboration with Piano himself, this is the first exhibition in London to put the spotlight on Piano in 30 years.

Renzo Piano - The Art of Making Buildings

 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 20th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
The exhibition includes works by members of Proust’s family and by some of the leading French physicians of the day.

Marcel Proust and the Medicine of the Belle Époque

 9am to 9pm
 Harley Street
 Ends on Sat, 26th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
A night time display of lighting installations around the Canary Wharf estate.

Winter Lights

 5pm to 10pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Sat, 26th Jan 2019
2019-01-15
2019-01-15

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 15th January 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-01-15
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-01-15
2019-01-15
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 15th May at 12:15pm