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


Friday 13th March

Join historian Rick Stroud as he celebrates the heroines of the Special Operations Executive who fought to free Nazi-occupied Europe.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
Lonely Courage
This talk focuses on the lives of pioneering women of the early-20th century, looking at how their experiences raise questions about equal opportunity.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Richmond
The early adventures of professional women
An in panel discussion with Sophie Aldred, Vinay Patel, Simon Guerrier and Samira Ahmed about the famous TV series.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Soho
Regenerating the Doctor: Celebrating 15 years of the Revived Doctor Who

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition of photographic representations that emerge from the threshold of dyke intimacy and public life in the 1980s and 90s.
Hot Moment
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
Presenting 8 new works, the artist continues his exploration of the sphere as a formal device for reframing everyday objects
Lars Fisk - Wattle & Daub
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
Daniel’s work examines contemporary culture through a Classical lens, using humour to highlight the absurdities and anomalies of our digital age.
Waiting For Yesterday - Daniel Hosego
event time 11am to 6pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
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.
Views from a Playroom by Robin MacFarlan
event time 10am to 5pm
 Twickenham
 Closing soon Sun, 15th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
Drawing inspiration from photographs, artist Niki Gibbs worked with Holloway Fire Station on Hornsey Road, Islington, to capture its four crews going about their routine daily work.
‘Mobilise! Mobilise!
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Tue, 17th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
Intrinsically bound to German identity and the upheaval that followed the First World War, Notgeld is a fascinating microcosm of public feeling in post-war Germany.
Currency in crisis - German emergency money 1914-1924
event time 10am to 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
This exhibition tells the story of the print industry across the 20th century, focussing on the east London boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Lightboxes + Lettering
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
A selection from a gift of nine ‘manner posters’ displayed across Tokyo’s Seibu Railway network between 2016 and 2019.
Manners and Modernity: Ukiyo-e and etiquette on the Seibu Railway
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
This exhibition marks 50 years since the beginnings of two significant social movements in the UK: the first women’s liberation conference in Oxford and the first UK meeting of the Gay Liberation Front at LSE.
Social Revolution: women's liberation and gay liberation in the 1970s and 80s
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13
Glowing arches fill Granary Square at Kings Cross during the winter months.
Space Frames
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Kings Cross
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-13
2020-03-13

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 13th March 2020

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-13
2020-03-13

Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-13
2020-03-13

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river