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


Sunday 28th Apr

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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The Reserve is open to the public just once a year at a time when the bluebells are at their most beautiful.
 5pm to 6pm
 
 Greenford
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Annual Open Day at Perivale Wood Nature Reserve
Celebrate the arrival of Spring by enjoying a rare Open Day at Kilmorey Mausoleum, one of Richmond's most historic yet lesser known buildings.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Twickenham
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Open day at the Kilmorey Mausoleum
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
In this talk George discusses what is driving London’s housing market to dysfunction and reveals how the house building industry has managed to exploit the crisis in order to turn an enormous profit.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 12pm to 4pm
 City of London
 Ends on Sun, 28th Apr
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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
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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
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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
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Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, the exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sat, 4th May
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This exhibition is the story of humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 6th May
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Explore the Library’s collection of pocket-sized friendship albums – made between the 16th and 19th centuries.
Friendship Before Facebook: Social Networks in a Pre-Digital Age
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 12th May
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This exhibition explores the art, science, ethics and technology that enables human repair and alteration.
Spare Parts - Rethinking human repair
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 12th May
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The first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years.
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 19th May
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This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 26th May
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 28th April 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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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 Sunday 28th April 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

06:45pmMotor Vessel Le ChamplainUp river