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


Friday 26th Jul

An evening of contemporary and classic film shorts inspired by the Moon—and the universe beyond.
 7pm to 8:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
London Short Film Festival presents Astro Shorts

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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
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
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
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani.
'Calligraphic Rhythms' by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Jul
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
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
 Closing soon Fri, 2nd Aug
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper.
Rembrandt: Thinking on paper
event time 10am to 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
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 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
For this exhibition, Mourad explores the story of Babel, using visual imagery as a means to connect people across the language divide.
Seeing Through Babel
event time 11am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Thu, 15th Aug
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
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 7pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 18th Aug
2019-07-26
2019-07-26
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
2019-07-26
2019-07-26

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 26th July 2019

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-26
2019-07-26

Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2019-07-26
2019-07-26

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 29th Jul at 09:45pm