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: Saturday, 2nd January 2021?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Step inside to join the rebel celebrations and discover centuries-old traditions that were forced to go underground in the 1600s. (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Jan)

2020-01-02
1657: Rebel Christmas
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)

2020-01-02
Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Photography by Freddy Warren
This winter, more twinkling and fantastical than ever before, Christmas at Kew returns. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)

2020-01-02
Christmas at Kew 2019
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)

2020-01-02
Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels
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)

2020-01-02
Hogarth: Place and Progress
The Museum of Architecture brings its hugely popular Gingerbread City exhibition to Somerset House. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)

2020-01-02
Museum of Architecture's Gingerbread City
A huge floating "Moon" will fill a darkened room and it's oddly exciting to see (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)

2020-01-02
Museum of the Moon
Discover artists who have risked their lives in times of conflict for the music they love. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)

2020-01-02
Rebel Sounds
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)

2020-01-02
Science Photographer of the Year
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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)

2020-01-02
The Moon
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings.  (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)

2020-01-02
Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
Discover what it was like to go to a show in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jan)

2020-01-02
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
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)

2020-01-02
What Remains
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)

2020-01-02
Imminence 2019
An Exhibition of original Westwood McLaren couture clothing 1971-1980. (Ending Soon Sat, 11th Jan)

2020-01-02
Vive Le Punk: Redressed
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)

2020-01-02
Es Devlin Memory Palace
A striking series of works emphasising the importance of glaciers and our changing global climate. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)

2020-01-02
MELTDOWN: Visualizing Climate Change
Currently enjoying a resurgence in practice and teaching, this display is a timely celebration of drawing. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)

2020-01-02
Pushing paper - contemporary drawing from 1970 to now
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)

2020-01-02
Sir Stamford Raffles - Collecting in Southeast Asia 1811-1824
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)

2020-01-02
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