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


Sunday 17th Mar

This lecture will change the way you think about talk. It will explain the big pay-offs to understanding conversation scientifically.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-03-17
2019-03-17

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 17th Mar
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
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
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
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
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
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
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
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
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
Discover more about Georgian Black Londoners, alongside a collection of rare and unusual portraits of Black Georgians.

Black Georgian Londoners: Portraits, People and Perceptions

 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Ends on Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
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
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
The Oscar Wilde Temple is a wholly immersive work of art and secular space honouring one of the earliest forebears of gay liberation.

The Oscar Wilde Temple

 12pm to 6pm
 Clapham
 Ends on Sun, 31st Mar
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
Collectively these portraits and stories speak across continents and generations of an extraordinary post-war emigration of women who made a leap of faith for the love of an airman.

War Brides

 10am to 6pm
 Colindale
 Ends on Sun, 14th Apr
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
The Charles Dickens Museum explores the pivotal role of food in the author’s life and novels and give new insights into the experience of dining with Dickens.

Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens

 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 21st Apr
2019-03-17
2019-03-17

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 17th March 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
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
2019-03-17
2019-03-17

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Sunday 17th March 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2019-03-17
2019-03-17
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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