Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Wed, 12th Jun 2019
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
Fantasy and folly take centre stage in a spellbinding exhibition of more than 80 fans, on display for the first time in the UK... (Ends on Sun, 29th Sep)
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs. (Ends on Tue, 1st Oct)
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will display the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years. (Ends on Sun, 13th Oct)
This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War. (Ends on Tue, 15th Oct)
This exhibition explores how innovative individuals, communities and organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food. (Ends on Sun, 20th Oct)
The world's most celebrated contemporary glass artist is back, showcasing his work against the stunning backdrop of Kew Gardens. (Ends on Tue, 22nd Oct)
Free David Low - Censored
These are cartoons the Evening Standard felt were either too strong or in too bad taste to publish. (Ends on Fri, 25th Oct)
Free Secret Rivers
Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired. (Ends on Sun, 27th Oct)
Free Under Ground London
Under Ground London explores our relationship with the subterranean capital, exploring hundreds of years of documents, images and plans to tell the story of the underground city (Ends on Thu, 31st Oct)
This exhibition presents a global picture of Dickens, exploring the impact of his travels on his life and his writing, and it examines how Dickens has gone on to shape the lives of people around the globe. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Nov)
This exhibition traces the history of the Thameslink route from 1866 through to the recent £7bn modernisation programme which has transformed the route and untangled the tracks. (Ends on Mon, 2nd Dec)
Highlights include self-driving cars, autonomous flying drones and smart underwater vehicles like the Autosub Long Range Boaty McBoatface. (Ends on Sat, 21st Dec)