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


Thursday 26th Sep

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
History Showoff is a comedy cabaret event all about the past, where a cast of historians, archaeologists, museum folk and comedians try to make sense of the olden days.
 7pm to 9:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
History Showoff

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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
 Ends on Thu, 26th 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
 Ends on 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
 Ends on 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
 Ends on 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
 Ends on 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
 Ends on 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
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
2019-09-26
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
2019-09-26
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