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


Tuesday 12th Nov

A screening of the original film, with a talk about 1950 attitudes to robots.
 6:20pm to :
 
 Barbican
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
The Day the Earth Stood Still (U) + presentation by Professor Noel Sharkey
Join our ‘infectious’ scientists to get hands on with everything from superbugs to a zombie apocalypse and state of the art diagnostics to STIs.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
Imperial Lates: Infectious

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
Architecture of London
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Sun, 1st Dec
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
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.
Untangling the Tracks
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Mon, 2nd Dec
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
Highlights include self-driving cars, autonomous flying drones and smart underwater vehicles like the Autosub Long Range Boaty McBoatface.
Driverless: Who is in control?
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sat, 21st Dec
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
The exhibition looks at Pope’s early life in Twickenham and the creation of his villa, garden and grotto.
event time 11am to 3pm
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Dec
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
A huge floating "Moon" will fill a darkened room and it's oddly exciting to see.
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
A series of striking photographs of science in action will soon go on display at the Science Museum as part of the Royal Photographic Society’s inaugural Science Photographer of the Year competition.
Science Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
To celebrate 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s nearest celestial neighbour.
The Moon
event time 10am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
Discover the remarkable world of codebreaking, ciphers and secret communications in use by British and foreign governments.
Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sat, 18th Jan 2020
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
A journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists.
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 19th Jan 2020
2019-11-12
2019-11-12
ON EDGE aims to open conversation around the causes of and responses to anxiety today through art, design, psychology and neuroscience.
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 19th Jan 2020
2019-11-12
2019-11-12

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 12th November 2019

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-11-12
2019-11-12

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 12th November 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.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-11-12
2019-11-12

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!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-11-12
2019-11-12

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 31st Dec at 11:30pm