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


Bank Holiday Monday

Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
Open day at a Victorian steam pump
17th Century Renaissance walled gardens on the outskirts of Harefield Village, next to the beautiful medieval church of St Mary's and Anzac war cemetery.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Denham
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
Church Gardens open day
Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, etc.
 10:30am to 8pm
 
 Carshalton
2019-08-26
2019-08-26

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Prepare for your preconceptions of AI to be challenged by this timely exhibition, that reflects on how this technology impacts our very existence.
AI: More than Human
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
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.
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
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
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
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
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
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
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
The Illuminated River display includes architectural drawings and animations of the project, alongside historic Thames paintings.
Illuminated River
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Sun, 1st Sep
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
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
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
There’s a rare chance to see a whimsical train built by Rowland Emett before it is sold at an auction.
event time 9am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Ends on Tue, 3rd Sep
2019-08-26
2019-08-26
A group exhibition celebrating more than 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender identity.
Kiss My Genders
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-26
2019-08-26

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 26th August 2019

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-08-26
2019-08-26

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

11:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:45amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
02:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
02:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river