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


Wednesday 31st Jul

Mark the 50th anniversary of Armstrong and Aldrin’s famous first steps on the Moon with a special Space Lates.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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A panel debate about why people believe the moon landing conspiracy theories.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
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Theodore Gin's brand ambassador will take guests through a journey of different scents and explain the many links between perfume and gin.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
Perfume & Cocktails

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31
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
2019-07-31
2019-07-31

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 31st July 2019

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-31
2019-07-31

Roman London Walking Tour

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-31
2019-07-31

City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

04:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
05:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
09:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
09:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
05:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river