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: Wednesday, 8th December 2021?
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
Emerging artist Hugo Brazão presents a new immersive installation at the Embassy of Brazil in November exploring themes of misdirection and disorientation. (Ending Soon Wed, 11th 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)
Highlights include self-driving cars, autonomous flying drones and smart underwater vehicles like the Autosub Long Range Boaty McBoatface. (Ending Soon Sat, 21st Dec)
The exhibition looks at Pope’s early life in Twickenham and the creation of his villa, garden and grotto. (Ending Soon Sun, 22nd Dec)
An enchanting experience of light, colour and sound as our grounds are transformed into an illuminated world. (Ending Soon Sun, 22nd Dec)
Grosvenor Square is set to grow and glow this festive season, as the Ever After Garden; an installation of symbolic, illuminated roses. (Ending Soon Sun, 22nd Dec)
This winter, more twinkling and fantastical than ever before, Christmas at Kew returns. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
Created in close collaboration with the artist, Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels, explores the development of Peyton’s unique art from the 1990s to the present day. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
All of the paintings and engravings in Hogarth's series have been united for the first time to examine his complex views on morality, the society and the city. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
The Museum of Architecture brings its hugely popular Gingerbread City exhibition to Somerset House. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
A huge floating "Moon" will fill a darkened room and it's oddly exciting to see (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
Discover artists who have risked their lives in times of conflict for the music they love. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
Discover what it was like to go to a show in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
The exhibition explores why cultural heritage is attacked during war and the ways we save, protect and restore what is targeted. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)
This light and sound installation will invite the public to experience and reflect on animated scenes depicting the consequences of climate change as they unfold beneath their feet. (Ending Soon Fri, 10th Jan)
An 18-metre-wide sculpture fills the entire gallery space, with mirrored planes multiplying its dimensions to enable a reimagining of time and space. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)
A striking series of works emphasising the importance of glaciers and our changing global climate. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)