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


Tuesday 22nd Jan

Joanne Harris, Fiona Mozley and Irenosen Okojie come together to discuss how myth, legend, fable and folklore have influenced their work, and how great works of literature from the roots of our cultures can be reimagined for the modern reader.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Henry Eliot takes a dive into a world-famous list covering 4,000 years of literary creations
 7:15pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Jane talks about her role as Keeper of the collection and its evolution from a research resource for her work as a costume designer.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Highgate
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The Wildgoose Memorial Library: Behind Death’s Door in Crouch End

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon Sat, 26th Jan
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A night time display of lighting installations around the Canary Wharf estate.

Winter Lights

 5pm to 10pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sat, 26th Jan
2019-01-22
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The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day

Fashioned from Nature

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
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Discover two artists who changed the course of Western European art
 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
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The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652).
 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
2019-01-22
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The Enchanted Garden explores how Morris's contemporaries and subsequent generations of artists have responded to the allure of garden spaces, using them as stages for the magical, menacing and romantic.

The Enchanted Garden

 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Jan
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A series of light installations during January along London Wall in the City of London.

Illuminocity

 3pm to 9pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Thu, 31st Jan
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​Previously unseen and rediscovered archival photography of Kate Macintosh’s Dawson’s Heights housing in south London shown at the RIBA.

Dawson’s Heights: Hilltop Community

 10am to 8pm
 Regent Street
 Ends on Sat, 2nd Feb
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Prepare for the unknown – on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of ‘Spanish Flu’, this display explores how a future epidemic might hit London.
 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Feb
2019-01-22
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Featuring over fifty works from across the world, some of which have never been on display before, Gainsborough’s Family Album charts his career from youth to maturity.

Gainsboroughs Family Album

 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Feb
2019-01-22
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 22nd January 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Tower Bridge opening times

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