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


Tuesday 11th Jun

Author Jonathan Lorie shares 20 years’ experience as a professional travel writer, editor and teacher of acclaimed travel writing courses from around the world.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Soho
2019-06-11
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How to be a travel writer with Jonathan Lorie
This illustrated talk by Pete Smith follows the story of a Thames-side fishing village that launched a thousand ships.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2019-06-11
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London’s Villages: Deptford
Jonathan Bate will explore the life and work of the original celebrity poet - Lord Byron.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-11
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-06-11
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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
2019-06-11
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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
2019-06-11
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Drector and photographer James Morgan set out to capture the lives of the Bajau Laut, the world’s last true marine nomads.
Sea Nomads
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
Exhibition showcasing Arabic calligraphy works by the master calligrapher, Mr. Mouneer Al Shaarani.
Calligraphic Rhythms by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Ends on Thu, 27th Jun
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
This exhibition tells the Batsford story, with highs and lows, through a selection of books and archive materials from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Batsford, 175 Years of a Bloomsbury Publisher
event time 10am to 6pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Fri, 28th Jun
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
An exhibition of drawings made by artist Feliks Topolski of the Bank of England's new Debden bank note printing factory.
Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
event time 10am to 5pm
 Ends on Fri, 28th Jun
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
The Music Photography of Mark Allan
It's (Not) Only Rock ‘n’ Roll...
event time 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 29th Jun
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
Explore the world's best nature photography, exhibited on 100 exquisite light panels.
 Exhibition: Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 30th Jun
2019-06-11
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Journey from Hell, through Purgatory, to Paradise with artist Barrie Tullett in an exhibition of works responding to Dante’s Divine Comedy.
The Typographic Dante
event time 11am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 30th Jun
2019-06-11
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 11th June 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
Guided tours of one of London's oldest and most famous churches.
 2:15pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-06-11
2019-06-11

Weekly tour of St Bride's Church

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river