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: Tuesday, 16th February 2021?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

The little known story of one of the capital’s most intriguing cemeteries is revealed for the first time in this exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Feb)

2020-02-16
House of Life Exhibition
The winning and commended entries of the third Architecture Drawing Prize will be exhibited at Sir John Soane’s Museum. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Feb)

2020-02-16
The Architecture Drawing Prize
£14  
An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.  (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

2020-02-16
24/7
This small display considers the historical creation of single-use and repurposed objects and presents an artistic response to plastic waste washing up in Pacific islands.  (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

2020-02-16
Disposable? Rubbish and us
Discover how architects, artists and designers are responding today to some of the most urgent ecological issues of our times. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

2020-02-16
Eco-Visionaries - Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
See how fairies and elves have been imagined from the early Victorian period to the 1970s. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

2020-02-16
Fairies in Illustration
The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects about a future live on Mars. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

2020-02-16
Moving to Mars
This exhibition showcases often unseen and recently acquired items to tell the history of the Child family of bankers and their rise to fame and fortune. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

2020-02-16
Treasures of Osterley: Rise of Banking Family
£14  
Explore the origins, philosophy and contemporary relevance of Buddhism, from its beginnings in India in the 6th century BC to having 1 billion followers worldwide today (Ending Soon Tue, 25th Feb)

2020-02-16
Buddhism
An exhibition about the modern model of dating -- online and smartphones. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Mar)

2020-02-16
A family-friendly exhibition bringing together young rebels from children’s literature (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Mar)

2020-02-16
 Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature's Young Rebels
£20  
A lit up garden display in Chiswick. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Mar)

2020-02-16
Lightopia
The infographics created by sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois in 1900 were a remarkable development in data visualisation and a direct challenge to institutional racism. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Mar)

2020-02-16
W.E.B. Du Bois: Charting Black Lives
From Botticelli to Michelangelo, the exhibition reveals how Bomberg’s rebellious, youthful works drew inspiration from the paintings he most admired in the Gallery. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Mar)

2020-02-16
Young Bomberg and the Old Masters
From Helen of Troy’s abduction to the deception of the Trojan Horse and the fall of the city, tread the line between myth and reality in this exhibition. (Ending Soon Thu, 5th Mar)

2020-02-16
Troy myth and reality
Exhibition of linocuts mostly of London Underground stations by Gail Brodholt (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Mar)

2020-02-16
Gail Brodholt: Poetry, Prose & Print
£13.75  
The orchid festival is back, celebrating the magnificent biodiversity of Indonesia, the land of 17,000 islands.  (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Mar)

2020-02-16
Orchids
Free  
Why do we play? How important is it for all of us, young or old? What does it mean to play well? (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Mar)

2020-02-16
Play Well
Free  
An exhibition of photographic representations that emerge from the threshold of dyke intimacy and public life in the 1980s and 90s. (Ending Soon Sat, 14th Mar)

2020-02-16
Hot Moment
Robin’s works are views on life, in which toys and object we take for granted appear as characters and props in scenes that are simultaneously natural and ludicrous – like life itself perhaps. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Mar)

2020-02-16
Views from a Playroom by Robin MacFarlan