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


Sunday 21st Jul

The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise.
 Starts at 12pm
 
 Euston
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Retro games fair
An opportunity to have a look at the buildings and engines, to take in the exhibition and learn something of the Victorian sewer system.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Crossness Engines open day

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Discover this pioneering, subversive artist as the British Museum lifts the veil on his life and works in the largest show of his prints in the UK for 45 years.
Edvard Munch: love and angst
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 21st Jul
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BEYOND THE ROAD merges the worlds of visual arts, music and film and offers visitors a chance to leave behind their modern day lives and lose themselves in a multi-sensory world led by sound.
Beyond the road
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Wed, 24th Jul
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This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey.
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jul
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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
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Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-21
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Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper.
Rembrandt: Thinking on paper
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-21
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In this, the first major museum display of artists’ postcards, discover both the politics and playfulness of this unique collection of 300 postcards.
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
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This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
event time 11am to 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-07-21
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This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
Raw Materials: Plastics
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-07-21
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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
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 21st July 2019

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Hidden under a road bridge can be found the remains of a medieval monastery.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Wimbledon
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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 Sunday 21st July 2019

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Tower Bridge opening times

04:45amMotor Vessel Silver WindDown river
02:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
03:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river