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


Saturday 29th Jun

Items of significant architectural interest will be on display revealing the buildings unique history.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Bow
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Gathered Relics
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
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Annual local fete in Pimlico.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Pimlico South
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Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof.
 10:45am to 1pm
 
 Rickmansworth
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The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a new three-day celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration in South Kensington. Join us for a weekend that brings together science and the arts in a unique programme of creative workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances - all in the spirit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s vision for the Great Exhibition, 200 years on from when they were born.
 11am to 5pm
 
 South Kensington
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The Great Exhibition Road Festival
Monthly open day at a wood and nature reserve that's next to the railway at Forest Hill.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Forest Hill
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Monthly open day at the Dacres Wood nature reserve
See historic vehicles and engineering collections, an array of signs and maps, as well as unusual and unexpected items from London’s rich transport past.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
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Monthly Depot Discovery tours
£15.00
An all day celebration of all things feline.
 10:30am to 10:30pm
 
 Beckenham
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Cat Fest

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The Music Photography of Mark Allan
It's (Not) Only Rock ‘n’ Roll...
event time 9:30am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 29th Jun
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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
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An exhibition of the final work of graduating BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Conservation Studies and BA (Hons) Historic Carving students.
Degree Show
event time 10am to 5pm
 Kennington
 Ends on Sun, 30th Jun
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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
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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
 Ends on Sun, 30th Jun
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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
 Ends on Sun, 7th Jul
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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
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
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Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
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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
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
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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
 Ends on Thu, 18th Jul
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 29th June 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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 Saturday 29th June 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
01:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
02:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
07:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river