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


Saturday 16th Feb

Learn to make simple coil baskets from grasses.
 Starts at 10am
 
 Paddington
2019-02-16
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A landmark exhibition on the history, art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England.
 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 19th Feb
2019-02-16
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One of the last Pre-Raphaelites, Edward Burne-Jones brought imaginary worlds to life in awe-inspiring paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries

Edward Burne-Jones

 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
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.

Freud, Dalí and the Metamorphosis of Narcissus

 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
This major exhibition tells the story of Ashurbanipal through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Assyrian treasures and rare loans.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
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.

Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces from Horace Walpole's Collection

 12pm to 6pm
 Twickenham
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 24th Feb
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
This exhibition features over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918

 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.

Call in the Cavalry

 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
Snoopy comes to London in this exhibition of Charles M. Schulz original Peanuts cartoons.

Good Grief, Charlie Brown!

 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
This exhibition explores how our built environment contributes to our physical and mental health in both positive and negative ways.
 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Mar
2019-02-16
2019-02-16

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 16th February 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
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.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Barbican
2019-02-16
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Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 16th February 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-02-16
2019-02-16
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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