Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Tuesday, 2nd February 2021?
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
Previously unseen and rediscovered archival photography of Kate Macintosh’s Dawson’s Heights housing in south London shown at the RIBA. (Ending Soon Sat, 2nd Feb)
Prepare for the unknown – on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of ‘Spanish Flu’, this display explores how a future epidemic might hit London. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Feb)
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Feb)
See how Repton’s career unfolded in this special exhibition which brings together Red Books and watercolour paintings, many never publicly displayed before, to celebrate the bicentenary of his death. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Feb)
The uncompromising sculpture that emerged in Britain after the Second World War (Ending Soon Mon, 4th Feb)
A collection of US tabloid front covers, enlarged to two metres high, featuring a headline that relates to Donald Trump’s business dealings, political aspirations or personal life. (Ending Soon Thu, 7th Feb)
Disrupting the Futurecity explores the way in which international artists are positively disrupting our cities, shaping the way we inhabit and engage with public space. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Feb)
Discover the expressive sensitivity and immediacy of Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits in the first UK exhibition of its kind (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Feb)
Come face-to-face with the illusion of a living Jeremy Bentham: philosopher, social reformer and inventor of the Panopticon. (Ending Soon Mon, 11th Feb)
A landmark exhibition on the history, art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England. (Ending Soon Tue, 19th Feb)
One of the last Pre-Raphaelites, Edward Burne-Jones brought imaginary worlds to life in awe-inspiring paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
An exhibition exploring the connection between Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dalí, starting from their one meeting, to which Dalí brought his recently completed painting The Metamorphosis of Narcissus. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
This major exhibition tells the story of Ashurbanipal through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Assyrian treasures and rare loans. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
This exhibition features over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)
Snoopy comes to London in this exhibition of Charles M. Schulz original Peanuts cartoons. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)
This exhibition explores how our built environment contributes to our physical and mental health in both positive and negative ways. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)
This exhibition presents fifty original magazine covers from Time Out’s archive and explores the stories behind them. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)