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


Friday 18th October

For 4 evenings, an installation made by artist Richard Sharples will be shown in St. George’s Gardens, together with the short film Imagining Mountains, which will be projected in the Chapel of Rest.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Euston
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£10.00
Join four of London’s most exciting storytellers for a multicultural voyage around the moon’s myth and folklore.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Euston
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Join astronomer Dr Robert Massey and art historian Dr Alexandra Loske for an illustrated talk about how our obsession with the Moon has manifested itself in the sciences and visual arts,
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition explores, through archives and photographs, life in the borough in the late 1960’s.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Fri, 18th Oct
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A huge glowing moon will hang from the roof of the church for a week.
event time Starts at 12am
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 19th Oct
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Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps (WRAC).
 Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sun, 20th Oct
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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 10pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 20th Oct
2019-10-18
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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
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This exhibition celebrates music hall and variety entertainment throughout a time when Islington was London’s undisputed ‘Parish of Pleasure’!
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Tue, 22nd Oct
2019-10-18
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These are cartoons the Evening Standard felt were either too strong or in too bad taste to publish.
David Low - Censored
event time 10:30am to 5:30pm
 Putney
 Ends on Fri, 25th Oct
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Explore the ancient and modern contexts of one of the most important artefacts in the Petrie Museum: an ancient model of a ship-cart excavated from a tomb at the site of Gurob.
From Gurob to the Getty: The Voyages of an Ancient Egyptian Ship-Cart Model
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 26th Oct
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An opportunity to see excellence in contemporary design alongside the Wallace Collection’s own art works.
An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník at the Wallace Collection
event time 11am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 27th Oct
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Discover the mesmerising paintings of Helene Schjerfbeck, one of Finland’s best kept secrets, in the UK’s first major exhibition of her work.
Helene Schjerfbeck
event time 10am to 10pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 27th Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 18th October 2019

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 26th Oct at 07:30am