Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.

 

 

This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Saturday, 24th July 2021?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

£21.60  
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. (Ending Soon Wed, 24th Jul)

Saatchi Gallery
SW3 4RY
2019-07-24
Beyond the road
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Jul)

Bruce Castle Museum
N17 8NU
2019-07-24
A selection of Turner’s illustrations for Sir Walter Scott’s poetry and prose, part of the house’s permanent collection. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Jul)

Turners House
TW1 2LR
2019-07-24
An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Jul)

Stories Art Gallery
W1K 2AA
2019-07-24
'Calligraphic Rhythms' by Mouneer Al Shaarani
Eccentric, scandalous, provocative, exuberant and as funny as ever, fashion’s enfant terrible presents his new creation: part revue, part catwalk show. (Ending Soon Fri, 2nd Aug)

Southbank Centre
SE1 8XX
2019-07-24
Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show
Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.  (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)

Royal Observatory Greenwich
SE10 8XJ
2019-07-24
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2019-07-24
Rembrandt: Thinking on paper
In this, the first major museum display of artists’ postcards, discover both the politics and playfulness of this unique collection of 300 postcards. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2019-07-24
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard
For this exhibition, Mourad explores the story of Babel, using visual imagery as a means to connect people across the language divide. (Ending Soon Thu, 15th Aug)

The Ismaili Centre
SW7 2SL
2019-07-24
Seeing Through Babel
An exhibition of kaleidoscopic sculptures, installations and video works informed by scientific processes and natural phenomena such as heat, cold, magnetism and light. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Aug)

Hayward Gallery
SE1 8XX
2019-07-24
Hicham Berrada: Dreamscapes
An exhibition exploring 300 years of lunar and celestial cartography from early astronomers in the 17th century to the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 and beyond. (Ending Soon Wed, 21st Aug)

The Map House
SW3 1NY
2019-07-24
The Mapping of the Moon: 1669 – 1969
This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Aug)

Whitechapel Gallery
E1 7QX
2019-07-24
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.  (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Aug)

Nunnery Gallery
E3 2SJ
2019-07-24
Raw Materials: Plastics
Prepare for your preconceptions of AI to be challenged by this timely exhibition, that reflects on how this technology impacts our very existence. (Ending Soon Mon, 26th Aug)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2019-07-24
AI: More than Human
One of the biggest mysteries in physics today is what exactly makes up our Universe, and why – 95 per cent of it cannot be observed. (Ending Soon Mon, 26th Aug)

Science Gallery London
SE1 9GU
2019-07-24
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
£19.50  
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. (Ending Soon Mon, 26th Aug)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2019-07-24
Manga
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics. (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)

Horniman Museum
SE23 3PQ
2019-07-24
Lego Brick Wonders
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2019-07-24
Writing: Making Your Mark
This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.  (Ending Soon Thu, 29th Aug)

Victoria and Albert Museum
SW7 2RL
2019-07-24
Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
An exhibition that examines how we navigate, document and shape the built environment today. (Ending Soon Fri, 30th Aug)

The Building Centre
WC1E 7BT
2019-07-24
 Contemporary Cartography