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


Monday 16th Sep

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

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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
 Ends on Fri, 20th 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
 Ends on Thu, 26th 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
 Ends on 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
 Ends on 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
 Ends on 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
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will display the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War.
The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Tue, 15th Oct
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
This exhibition explores how innovative individuals, communities and organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food.
FOOD: Bigger than the Plate
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 20th Oct
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
The world's most celebrated contemporary glass artist is back, showcasing his work against the stunning backdrop of Kew Gardens.
Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on nature
event time 10am to 7pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Tue, 22nd Oct
2019-09-16
2019-09-16

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