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, 9th 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)
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)
To celebrate the work of Freddy Warren, a selection of photographs are showcased in this exhibition that captures the atmosphere and movement of jazz. (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Jan)
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)
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)
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)
A striking series of works emphasising the importance of glaciers and our changing global climate. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)
Currently enjoying a resurgence in practice and teaching, this display is a timely celebration of drawing. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)
This exhibition presents the rich variety of objects from Java and Sumatra collected by Sir Stamford Raffles, the British colonial official who founded modern Singapore. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)
An exhibition of the life and leadership of a great Australian and one of the most remarkable and highly decorated womens’ leaders of the First World War, Dame Maud McCarthy, Matron-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders, 1914-1919. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)