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


Tuesday 18th February

Dr Alex Hildred (Mary Rose Trust) will challenge long-held perceptions regarding diversity in Tudor England.
 5:15pm to 6:30pm
 
 Euston
 The Many Faces of Tudor England: Diversity aboard the Mary Rose
Hear the story of one of the most tragic, cataclysmic and romantic episodes in history, and examine the circumstances of Anne's fall.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Tower Hill
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
We explore the philosophy and politics of immigration detention and ask whether the state should be allowed indefinitely detain people who have committed no crime.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.
24/7
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
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.
Disposable? Rubbish and us
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
Discover how architects, artists and designers are responding today to some of the most urgent ecological issues of our times.
Eco-Visionaries - Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects about a future live on Mars.
Moving to Mars
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
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.
Treasures of Osterley: Rise of Banking Family
event time 11am to 4pm
 Isleworth
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
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
Buddhism
event time 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 25th Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
This exhibition of theatre costumes visits each stage of the production process; from design to construction, sourcing and alterations, to dressing, repairs and laundering.
event time 9:30am to 11pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Fri, 28th Feb
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
An exhibition about the modern model of dating -- online and smartphones.
event time 1pm to 9pm
 Brentford
 Ends on Sun, 1st Mar
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
A family-friendly exhibition bringing together young rebels from children’s literature
 Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature's Young Rebels
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 1st Mar
2020-02-18
2020-02-18
A lit up garden display in Chiswick.
Lightopia
event time 5pm to 9pm
 Chiswick
 Ends on Sun, 1st Mar
2020-02-18
2020-02-18

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 18th February 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-02-18
2020-02-18

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 18th February 2020

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
2020-02-18
2020-02-18

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
2020-02-18
2020-02-18

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
2020-02-18
2020-02-18

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