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, 13th January 2022?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Discover the remarkable world of codebreaking, ciphers and secret communications in use by British and foreign governments.  (Ending Soon Sat, 18th Jan)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2020-01-13
Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
An exhibition of original Cuban propaganda posters and magazines. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

House of Illustration
N1C 4BH
2020-01-13
Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
A journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-13
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
This exhibition charts IPR’s development over the past 50 years, from its response to welfare reform to its continued endeavour to meet the changing needs of local residents. (Ending Soon Tue, 21st Jan)

Islington Museum
EC1V 4NB
2020-01-13
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
The Art of Innovation explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years, and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Jan)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2020-01-13
Spanning 70 years of Riley’s work, this exhibition offers visitors an unparalleled opportunity to experience powerful and engaging works by one of the most important artists of our time. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

Hayward Gallery
SE1 8XX
2020-01-13
 Bridget Riley
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2020-01-13
Gauguin Portraits
Charting the history of cultural and artistic interactions between East and West, this exhibition explores the impact the Islamic world has had on Western art for centuries. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2020-01-13
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
The Gallery becomes a painting studio, an imagined chapel and a room-sized experiment in this immersive exhibition that leads you through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci to explore his masterpiece, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2020-01-13
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2020-01-13
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

National Portrait Gallery
WC2H 0HE
2020-01-13
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
An exhibition of paintings by Alison Chaplin of the ever-changing landscape of Epping Forest. (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Jan)

Barbican Library
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-13
‘I loved the song which Nature sung’ - London’s Epping Forest
On the centenary of the Bauhaus school, one of the most famous and influential design schools in modern history, this exhibition looks afresh at the birth of Modernism in Britain.  (Ending Soon Sat, 1st Feb)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
W1B 1AD
2020-01-13
Beyond Bauhaus - Modernism in Britain 1933 to 1966
This exhibition tells the hidden story of fire hazards, how they have changed, and the efforts that have been invested in preventing and treating injuries. (Ending Soon Sat, 1st Feb)

Museum of the Order of St John
EC1M 4DA
2020-01-13
Experience Blake’s visionary art in his largest show in a generation​. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Feb)

Tate Britain
SW1P 4RG
2020-01-13
William Blake
Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2020-01-13
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
This exhibition uses paintings, drawings, photographs and memorabilia to illustrate the surprising histories of London’s Royal Parks. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

Garden Museum
SE1 7LB
2020-01-13
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks
These photographs, often taken by monks and housed within monasteries, depict day-to-day life for both the monastic and lay communities. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2020-01-13
Sacred Laos in Photographs: The Monks’ Gaze
In a cold room, specially created for the exhibition, slices taken from Antarctic ice cores appear to float on a solid ice floor. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Feb)

Arup Phase 2 gallery
W1T 4BQ
2020-01-13
Wayne Binitie: Ice Floor
Explore the underbelly of our digital world in this exhibition revealing the powerful, and often hidden, forces at play in artificial intelligence. (Ending Soon Sat, 15th Feb)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-13
Trevor Paglen - From 'Apple' to 'Anomaly'