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


Saturday 13th Apr

Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
Join Eva Griffith for a day exploring the London history of clowning.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
The London Clown

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
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
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Strand
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
This exhibition showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 29th Apr
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
The exhibition features ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and a soundscape based on the chemical processes occurring in plants and trees.
The Lore of the Land
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 30th Apr
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
Explore this surreal lost property office where you will uncover stories in the most unlikely places.
Unclaimed - The Liminal Space
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Fri, 3rd May
2019-04-13
2019-04-13

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 13th April 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 13th April 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
2019-04-13
2019-04-13
 

Tower Bridge opening times

02:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
06:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
06:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
07:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river
08:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
09:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
10:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
11:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river