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


Thursday 26th September

Professor Eddie will be reviewing the past, present and future of tunnelling and underground space technology with a particular emphasis on railway applications.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Pimlico
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
Sustainable development and use of tunnels and underground space
Mudlarks Nick Stevens and Jason Sandy have discovered and recovered many historically significant artefacts which have been featured in books, magazines, newspapers and on television.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
Author Hallie Rubenhold will discuss her fascinating new research, alongside a display of original documents which reflect womens’ lives, the context of their murders and late 19th-century Whitechapel.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
The Five: the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper
The UK has no official censorship – but does that fact make us too complacent?
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
Join Grace van Mourik, Library and Digital Archives Manager, to hear about these activists and many more in a tour of the women’s and feminist history collections.
 6:30pm to :
 
 City of London
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
Archives Tour - Women's and Feminist History

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
An opportunity to see original artwork from the popular Tales of Ramion series.
Illustrations from the Tales of Ramion Exhibition
event time 2pm to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 28th Sep
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
Curated by Florence Evans, Foragers of the Foreshore is the most expansive exhibition on Mudlarking that has ever taken place
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 26th 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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26

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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmSailing Barge ArdwinaUp river