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


Top events in London on Sun 23rd Jun 2019

Twice a year, the island opens up to the public and the studios open their doors to visitors providing a unique opportunity to see inside a real working artist’s studio.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Twickenham
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Open day at a Victorian steam pump
Take in family-friendly tour of the secret chapel and roof terrace with panoramic views of London.
 10am to 2pm
 
 Bethnal Green
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
To mark the 150th anniversary of the District line, a steam train will run along parts of the London Underground.
 11am to 5pm
 
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
See a steam train on the London Underground
Monthly tours of the City of London Cemetery & Crematorium
 Starts at 10am
 
 Manor Park
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Cemetery heritage walks
 11am to 4pm
 
 Rush Green
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
The event will showcase 200 of some of the finest motors throughout history and will also feature live music and a range of food stalls.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Belgravia
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Belgravia Classic Car Show 2019
Extensive bus displays, including rarely-seen early examples, and smaller displays of taxis, commercials & emergency vehicles.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
London Bus Museum Summer Gathering
Designed to encourage quiet meditation, it reflects, but is not copied from, such Zen gardens as that of the Temple of Ryoanji in Kyoto.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Acton
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Occasional opening of the Zen Garden at Japanese Temple

Things to do in London today | What to do in London tomorrow | What's on this weekend

Events in August | Events in September | Events in October | Events in November

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
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
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Exhibition showcasing Arabic calligraphy works by the master calligrapher, Mr. Mouneer Al Shaarani.
Calligraphic Rhythms by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time Starts at 12am
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Thu, 27th Jun
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
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
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Jun
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
This exhibit takes you behind the scenes at Aardman revealing the creative process of making a special set of Christmas stamps for Royal Mail.
Wallace & Gromit Christmas Stamps Exhibit
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Jun
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Jews, Money, Myth explores the role of money in Jewish life and its often vexed place in relations between Jews and non-Jews, from the time of Jesus to the 21st century.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Jul
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
From 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, and the six directors who have succeeded him, to explore the enduring influence of the fashion house.
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
An exhibition featuring 100 illustrations and celebrates one of the world’s greatest cities – London – revealing some of the fascinating tales of London life past and present.
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Jul
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
From the languid morphine addicts depicted by Albert Besnard to the disturbing smiling spider in the lithograph by Odilon Redon, all of the prints on display come from the British Museum’s rich collection of graphic work.
Symbolist prints
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Thu, 18th Jul
2019-06-23
2019-06-23

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 23rd June 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
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
2019-06-23
2019-06-23

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Sunday 23rd June 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
 

Tower Bridge opening times

05:45amMotor Vessel Silver WindDown river
04:55pmSailing Vessel EileanUp river
05:25pmSailing Vessel EileanDown river