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


Sunday 28th Jul

Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
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Open day at a Victorian steam pump
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
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Monthly open day at a site of an important railway wildlife reserve.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Forest Hill
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A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Monthly open day at a Transport Museum

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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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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More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
event time 3pm to 4pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
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Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
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This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.
Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Thu, 29th Aug
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See an epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament on display.
Panorama: London's lost view
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 1st Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 28th 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 28th 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

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sun 4th Aug at 12:30pm