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


Saturday 30th Mar

A special close-up look at the Transport Museum’s poster collection and some of the artworks behind the posters.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
2019-03-30
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Art and poster store tours

See historic vehicles and engineering collections, an array of signs and maps, as well as unusual and unexpected items from London’s rich transport past.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
2019-03-30
2019-03-30

Monthly Depot Discovery tours

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
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
2019-03-30
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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
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
The exhibition showcases how humanity has used medicine to extend life and defy death throughout time.

Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine

 11am to 6pm
 Euston
 Ends on Tue, 16th Apr
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
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
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
This is the V&A Museum of Childhood’s first major exhibition to focus on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture.

A Pirate’s Life for Me

 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
The exhibition showcases significant objects from Sheffield’s Guild of St George Ruskin Collection whilst also drawing on the collections of museums and galleries.

John Ruskin - The Power of Seeing

 10am to 4:30pm
 Strand
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr
2019-03-30
2019-03-30

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 30th March 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
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
2019-03-30
2019-03-30

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 30th March 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
2019-03-30
2019-03-30
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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