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


Saturday 30th Mar

A day to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the RT buses - with a procession at the end of the day.
 All Day
 
 Barking
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Heritage bus running day in Barking
Georgian medicine’s recommendation of diet and exercise might sound remarkably modern, but in fact it was an age-old remedy.
 2pm to :
 
 Beckenham
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A special close-up look at the Transport Museum’s poster collection and some of the artworks behind the posters.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
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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
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Monthly Depot Discovery tours
Wade in a wild river and experience a different perspective of London history and urban wildlife.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Deptford
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Low Tide Walk along Deptford Creek
Four days of events about coffee with lots of different things happening throughout the weekend.
 All Day
 
 Whitechapel
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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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
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Two artists – born centuries apart – explore the same universal themes with works of transcendent beauty and raw emotional power.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
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Discover more about Georgian Black Londoners, alongside a collection of rare and unusual portraits of Black Georgians.
Black Georgian Londoners: Portraits, People and Perceptions
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
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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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
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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
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clapham
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Mar
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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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Colindale
 Ends on Sun, 14th Apr
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The exhibition showcases how humanity has used medicine to extend life and defy death throughout time.
Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine
event time 11am to 6pm
 Euston
 Ends on Tue, 16th Apr
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An exhibition that looks at how the world has tried (and often failed) to secure peace in the 20th century.
Giving Peace a Chance: from the League of Nations to Greenham Common
event time 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Wed, 17th Apr
2019-03-30
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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
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 21st Apr
2019-03-30
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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
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr
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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
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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
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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
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Tower Bridge opening times

03:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
04:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river