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


Top events in London on Mon 16th Sep 2019

This talk will explore how English readers in the 16th and 17th centuries interacted with books on church history.
 6pm to :
 
 Southwark
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Writer and archivist Jon Newman uncovers the history and course of what is arguably the least-understood of London’s underground rivers, the Heathwall.
 8pm to :
 
 Clapham
2019-09-16
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Speakers will present updates on the air quality challenge in London, and address how engineers can tackle some of the key challenges associated with pollution in the capital.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
Engineering Cleaner Air, in association with the City of London
Iain will be sharing smelly riverside histories, sights and scents and submerged Thames memories.
 7:12pm to 9:12pm
 
 Southwark
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
Heritage Cruise with Iain Sinclair
A discussion of ocean currents, some of the more unusual objects found in the sea and why these items wash up where they do
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2019-09-16
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Stranger tides: Treasure, plastic and circumnavigating rubber ducks
In the summer of 2008 Kimberley Motley quit her job as a public defender in Milwaukee to join a program that helped train lawyers in war-torn Afghanistan.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
2019-09-16
2019-09-16

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Breathing is so much more than simply biology. From babies’ first cries to our final dying gasps, breath is our constant companion on the journey through life. An exhibition mapping the unique role of respiration in human life and culture.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closes tomorrow
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
An immersive experience, travelling through a series of large scale projections that showcase the expanded space inside gemstones and map the blurring boundaries between nature and design.
VOID Dan Tobin Smith + The Experience Machine
event time Starts at 12am
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Sep
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
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
 Closing soon Thu, 26th Sep
2019-09-16
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Bringing together seven of his rare works, six of which have never been seen in the UK, this exhibition explores how Bermejo drew inspiration from Netherlandish painting.
Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
Through more than 80 paintings and prints, this exhibition reveals Vallotton’s body of work, including portraits, landscapes and satirical prints.
Félix Vallotton - Painter of Disquiet
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
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
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
On display are 10 of the photographs taken by Capa during the assault on Omaha Beach, alongside personal accounts and objects related to Allied soldiers who landed that fateful day.
Robert Capa: D-Day in 35mm
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs.
Expeditions and Endeavours
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Tue, 1st Oct
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
The Ship of Tolerance is dedicated to connecting children from different cultures and identities and giving them voice through the universal language of art.
The Ship of Tolerance
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 6th Oct
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
This exhibition explores Freud’s enduring fascination with Egypt evident both in his writings and in his collection of antiquities.
Between Oedipus and the Sphinx: Freud and Egypt
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-09-16
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Monday 16th September 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
2019-09-16
2019-09-16

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 18th Sep at 06:30pm