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.
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)
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Jul)
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)
An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Jul)
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)
Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)
Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
This exhibition explores the forgotten industrial history of plastic in east London around the River Lea.
(Ending Soon Sun, 25th Aug)
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)
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)
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)
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics. (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)
This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later. (Ending Soon Thu, 29th Aug)
An exhibition that examines how we navigate, document and shape the built environment today. (Ending Soon Fri, 30th Aug)