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


Thursday 25th Jul

In this illustrated talk, Palin will recall the last days of the USSR, and his time spent there.
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Richmond
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
Michael Palin: Pole to Pole and the Last Days of the USSR
This lecture will explore the importance and subsequence decline of sail ships and how technology being used in shipping today is seeking to once again harness the power of wind to reduce fossil fuel consumption.
 5:30pm to 8pm
 
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
From the Cutty Sark to now: How can the resurgence of the use of wind power support a greener shipping industry?

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
Eccentric, scandalous, provocative, exuberant and as funny as ever, fashion’s enfant terrible presents his new creation: part revue, part catwalk show.
Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Ends on Fri, 2nd Aug
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
An exhibition of kaleidoscopic sculptures, installations and video works informed by scientific processes and natural phenomena such as heat, cold, magnetism and light.
Hicham Berrada: Dreamscapes
event time 11am to 9pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 18th Aug
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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.
The Mapping of the Moon: 1669 – 1969
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Wed, 21st Aug
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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 9pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-07-25
2019-07-25
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
2019-07-25
2019-07-25

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

03:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
04:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river
10:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:00amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
04:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river