Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Thursday, 14th October 2021?
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
This exhibition showcases the remarkable work of German Jewish photographer Gerty (Gertrud) Simon, and features many of her original prints from the 1920s and 1930s. (Ending Soon Tue, 15th Oct)
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. (Ending Soon Tue, 15th Oct)
This exhibition explores, through archives and photographs, life in the borough in the late 1960’s. (Ending Soon Fri, 18th Oct)
A huge glowing moon will hang from the roof of the church for a week. (Ending Soon Sat, 19th Oct)
Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps (WRAC). (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Oct)
This exhibition explores how innovative individuals, communities and organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Oct)
This exhibition celebrates music hall and variety entertainment throughout a time when Islington was London’s undisputed ‘Parish of Pleasure’! (Ending Soon Tue, 22nd Oct)
With all to play for, the big guns of the toy world competed to win. Children’s choices ultimately decided the winners and losers. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Oct)
An opportunity to see excellence in contemporary design alongside the Wallace Collection’s own art works. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Oct)
The world's most celebrated contemporary glass artist is back, showcasing his work against the stunning backdrop of Kew Gardens. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Oct)
Discover the mesmerising paintings of Helene Schjerfbeck, one of Finland’s best kept secrets, in the UK’s first major exhibition of her work. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Oct)
Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Oct)
An exhibition of paintings of the Cathedral mascot cat - Doorkins Magnificat (Ending Soon Thu, 31st Oct)
Under Ground London explores our relationship with the subterranean capital, exploring hundreds of years of documents, images and plans to tell the story of the underground city (Ending Soon Thu, 31st Oct)
The display offers food for thought for art lovers, artists and art historians alike – and celebrates the joy of looking and the possibilities of the imagination. (Ending Soon Tue, 12th Nov)
This exhibition highlights Sakubei’s importance in documenting the lives of miners, the folk traditions of northern Kyushu and Japan's industrial heritage. (Ending Soon Fri, 15th Nov)
This exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present day to illustrate how London’s ever-changing cityscape has inspired visiting and resident artists over four centuries. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Dec)
This exhibition traces the history of the Thameslink route from 1866 through to the recent £7bn modernisation programme which has transformed the route and untangled the tracks. (Ending Soon Mon, 2nd Dec)
Antony Gormley takes over the Main Galleries with a series of works that test the scale and light of the RA’s architecture. (Ending Soon Tue, 3rd Dec)
The LSE Library is marking the centenary of the appointment of William Beveridge as one of LSE’s most influential and widely known Directors. (Ending Soon Fri, 20th Dec)