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: Monday, 17th 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
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
ON EDGE aims to open conversation around the causes of and responses to anxiety today through art, design, psychology and neuroscience. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

Science Gallery London
SE1 9GU
2020-01-17
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
An exhibition that combines art, design, psychology and neuroscience to highlight positive and creative responses when dealing with anxiety.  (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

Science Gallery London
SE1 9SU
2020-01-17
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
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
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

Fashion and Textile Museum
SE1 3XF
2020-01-17
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 25 spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

Canada Square Park
E14 5AB
2020-01-17
Winter Lights
This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

Fashion and Textile Museum
SE1 3XF
2020-01-17
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
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
2020-01-17
 Bridget Riley
This exhibition features a large-scale installation and paintings that draw on the scientific concept known as string theory. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

White Cube Bermondsey
SE1 3TQ
2020-01-17
Anselm Kiefer Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
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
2020-01-17
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
The first exhibition in the UK to fully explore the relationship between the English Arts and Crafts movement and the Bauhaus, the ground-breaking German art school. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

William Morris Gallery
E17 4PP
2020-01-17
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
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
2020-01-17
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
Artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton respond to this crisis with new work that draws on research into the causes of the decline of pollinators. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

Vestry House Museum
E17 9NH
2020-01-17
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
An exhibition of paintings by Alison Chaplin of the ever-changing landscape of Epping Forest. (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Jan)

Barbican Library
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-17
‘I loved the song which Nature sung’ - London’s Epping Forest