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


Thursday 29th August

Four late night openings of the Cathedral for visitors.
 5pm to 6pm
 
 City of London
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Summer Lates at St Paul's Cathedral

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 Starts at 10am
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 29th Aug
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An exhibition that examines how we navigate, document and shape the built environment today.
 Contemporary Cartography
event time 10am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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Brilliant Visions presents drawings and paintings by Surrealist artists who took part in the Guttman-Maclay mescaline experiments of the 1930s.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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A heritage exhibition revealing the stories of the people that shaped London’s Chinatown into the iconic district it is today.
The Making of Chinatown
event time 12pm to 7pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Fri, 30th Aug
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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This exhibition celebrates the work and life of Lee Krasner (1908–1984), a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism.
Lee Krasner - Living Colour
event time 10am to 9pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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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
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Sep
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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
 Closing soon Tue, 3rd Sep
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This exhibition shines a spotlight on a brief but intense period of dynamic printmaking during the interwar period, with the first major show of work by artists from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art.
Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Sep
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A group exhibition celebrating more than 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender identity.
Kiss My Genders
event time 11am to 9pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 29th August 2019

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 30th Aug at 06:45pm