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


Top events in London on Sat 6th Jul 2019

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
2019-07-06
2019-07-06

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

Events in February | Events in March | Events in April | Events in May

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
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
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
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
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
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
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
A selection of Turner’s illustrations for Sir Walter Scott’s poetry and prose, part of the house’s permanent collection.
event time 12pm to 4pm
 Twickenham
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
event time 3pm to 4pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
For the first time in the UK see selections from three of Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks to explore his fascination with motion.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
Museum of the Moon, an awe-inspiring large-scale artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, will come to the Natural History Museum.
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-07-06
2019-07-06

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 6th July 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
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
2019-07-06
2019-07-06

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 6th July 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
2019-07-06
2019-07-06
 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
05:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river