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


Thursday 30th May

A book launch to mark the 200th anniversary of Brixton Prison.
 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Stockwell
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Sample a range of delights, from film screenings to hands-on workshops; from oysters to ale, all at this special late-night event.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Poplar
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Occasional open week where tours are offered of a former Archbishop's palace.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Croydon
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Tours of Croydon Old Palace
Launch of a presents an intimate cross-section of life in Ethiopia's capital through 242 images from private archives and their accompanying stories.
 6:30pm to 8:45pm
 
 South Kensington
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Vintage Addis Ababa London Book Launch & Pop-up Exhibition

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
Key pieces include rare and early examples of designs by Conran and Quant on display spaning the period from 1952 – 1977
 Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran – Mary Quant
event time 11am to 8pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
The first ever exhibition outside of Norway of Harald Sohlberg, one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in the history of Norwegian art.
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
The first solo UK exhibition by Myfanwy MacLeod, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG, Vancouver).
Canada Gallery Myfanwy MacLeod – Neighbours
event time 11am to 5:45pm
 St James
 Ends on Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
A timely photography exhibition chronicling the lives of Robin Hood Gardens residents in the estate’s last years before demolition.
Lived Brutalism: Portraits at Robin Hood Gardens
event time 11am to 6pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
This exhibition explores the objects people used to make music, what they sounded like, and how instruments were used in Romano-Egyptian rituals, homes, and childhood.
Sounds of Roman Egypt
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.
Call in the Cavalry
event time 9am to 10am
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sun, 9th Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
An exhibition that covers a long period in the history of magic, from the 16th to the early 20th century.
Staging Magic – The Story Behind The Illusion
event time 9am to 8:45pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 15th Jun
2019-05-30
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Women were inspired to serve their country by Florence Nightingale's work. But in 1918, as WW1 approached its end, nothing could have prepared them for what was to come - the deadly Spanish Flu.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 16th Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30
The first major exhibition to explore the great twentieth-century British sculptor’s fascination with armour.
Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
event time 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-05-30
2019-05-30

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

11:15pmMotor Vessel Silver WindDown river
08:00pmSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river