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


Saturday 31st Aug

Visit the c.1397 Grade 2 listed ‘threshing’ barn, over 100ft x 40ft in size, with a fine crownpost roof.
 10:45am to 1pm
 
 Rickmansworth
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
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
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
For the first time in the UK see selections from three of Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks to explore his fascination with motion.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-31
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Museum of the Moon, an awe-inspiring large-scale artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, will come to the Natural History Museum.
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman.
Cindy Sherman
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 15th Sep
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
This exhibition brings together the worlds of psychology and entertainment in search of the truth about deception.
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
event time 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 15th Sep
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 15th Sep
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
This free exhibition explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it.
Parliament & Peterloo
event time 9am to 6pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Thu, 26th Sep
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
This exhibition looks at how modern board games, educational toys, gambling and role-playing games reflect, inform and shape our understanding of economics and money.
Playing with Money: currency and games
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 29th Sep
2019-08-31
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See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs.
Expeditions and Endeavours
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Tue, 1st Oct
2019-08-31
2019-08-31

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 31st August 2019

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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
2019-08-31
2019-08-31

Architecture Tours - Brutal or beautiful?

Walking tours of London on Saturday 31st August 2019

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-08-31
2019-08-31
 

Tower Bridge opening times

02:45pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
03:30pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river