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


Tuesday 12th Mar

In The Restless Kings, historian and author Dr. Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-03-12
2019-03-12

The Restless Kings

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition explores new ways of analysing, reconstructing and contextualising Leonardo’s designs for perpetual motion.

Leonardo da Vinci and Perpetual Motion: Visualising Impossible Machines

 10am to 8pm
 Euston
 Ends on Tue, 12th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Whether raising a smile, solving a crime, wreaking magical havoc or even performing in theatre, cats take centre stage in this free exhibition.

Cats on the Page

 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 17th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
This multi-screen installation by artist John Akomfrah remembers the millions of African men and women who participated in the First World War
 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Thu, 21st Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Explore today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination. Are we living in the way that pioneering architects and designers throughout the 20th century predicted, or has our idea of home proved resistant to real change?
 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 24th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Explore the extraordinary lives and deaths of Tsar Nicholas II and his family and go behind the scenes to uncover the science behind one of the greatest mysteries of the 20th century.

The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution

 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 24th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
This exhibition attempts to recapture how the Victorians would have seen Highgate Cemetery.
 10am to 6pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Fri, 29th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
An exhibition of dog photographs by Thomas Fall.

Promoting the Pedigree through Photography: Thomas Fall

 9:30am to 4:30pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Fri, 29th Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
In this immersive sound installation, 32 people who fought and lived through the First World War share their personal stories of the Armistice.
 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Two artists – born centuries apart – explore the same universal themes with works of transcendent beauty and raw emotional power.
 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
Through a rich collection of photographs, discover the innovation and resourcefulness that shaped the rebuilding and regeneration of the world post-war, revealing resilience and creativity in times of great change.
 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-12
2019-03-12

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 12th March 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-12
2019-03-12
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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