Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


Top events in London tomorrow

Take you on a behind the scenes tour of the museum, giving you insights into the Palace's approach to conservation, what it takes to interpret a historic room and the future of Bishop Porteus’s library.
 12pm to 1pm
 
 Fulham
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
Behind the scenes: preserving Porteus
Originally from Kurdistan province, Iran, Professor Caucher Birkar FRS will speak about his life and his journey to becoming one of the world’s leading mathematicians
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 St James
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
One of the murkiest mysteries of December’s general election campaign was the contents of the report on Russian interference in British democracy that Boris Johnson decided to suppress.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Paddington
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
Kleptoscope 2020: How to solve Britain’s Russia problem?
Kit Yates will explore the true stories of life-changing events in which the application, or misapplication, of mathematics has played a critical role.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
The maths of life and death
The implications are mind-bending and not yet fully understood, but it stands as the best explanation of the fundamental nature of our world. Welcome to the world of quantum theory.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
An evening where museum workers take to the stage to talk about their work.
 7:30pm to :
 
 Harley Street
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
Museums Showoff
How have Britain and Russia dealt with loss of empire and what impact has it had on their self-understanding and politics?
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2020-01-21
2020-01-21

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closes tomorrow
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Fri, 24th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship.
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 25 spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow.
Winter Lights
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend.
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
This exhibition features a large-scale installation and paintings that draw on the scientific concept known as string theory.
Anselm Kiefer Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
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.
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
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’.
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself.
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Jan
2020-01-21
2020-01-21

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 21st January 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-01-21
2020-01-21

Walking tours of London on tomorrow

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-01-21
2020-01-21

Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2020-01-21
2020-01-21

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, body snatchers, Charles Dickens, an eighteenth century ghost, and William Wallace (and learn how he was in no fit state to shout "Freeeedoooommmm!")
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-01-21
2020-01-21

Burnings, Butchery & Black Death: London's Bloody Past

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 9th Mar at 06:30pm