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


Thursday 19th Sep

Learn about how an old church school has been transformed into a Buddhist temple.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Fitzrovia
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
Tours of the London Fo Guang Shan Temple
A talk about the ongoing works at Amarna, the ‘House of the Aten’ the centre of Akhenaten's cult of the sun
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-09-19
2019-09-19

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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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
An exhibition of the Lacquer Work of Koyanagi Tanekuni
A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Maki-e
event time 10:30am to 8pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 21st Sep
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
Fantasy and folly take centre stage in a spellbinding exhibition of more than 80 fans, on display for the first time in the UK...
The Man with the Carnation: Fans from the Gérard Lévy Collection
event time 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
The design of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion is made by arranging slates to create a single canopy roof that appears to emerge from the ground of the surrounding Park.
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 by Junya Ishigami
event time 10am to 6pm
 Paddington
 Ends on Sun, 6th Oct
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19
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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 19th September 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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19

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
2019-09-19
2019-09-19

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

09:00amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
04:30pmSailing Barge WillUp river
05:15pmSailing Barge WillDown river