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


Tuesday 17th March

An evening exploring the maps and wayfinding tools we encounter as we move through our daily lives with renowned design historian Mark Ovenden.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
A panel of scientists and comedians talk about Hawking’s legacy and what he had to say about some of the biggest questions facing humanity.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
An evening of discussion and performance with a scholar of ancient Greek literature, a papyrus conservator and theatre makers as they discuss their collaboration around papyri, sharing techniques and images from their upcoming production
 7:15pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
at enabled this site of seven acres in central London to become, against all the odds, the facility that children enjoy today?
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Farringdon

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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An exhibition by Keith van Loen of a series of photographic images examining how modernist architecture is defined.
Abstracting Modernism - Photographs by Keith van Loen
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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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 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Discover the creative process behind designing for performance, from costume to set design
Staging Places: UK Design for Performance
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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Explore one of the most audacious crimes of the 20th Century and the subsequent investigation, alongside other stories of crime through the post.
The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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Peeling back the surface of existence to reveal what lies under the skin. An exhibition exploring the unsettling beauty of the human body from the medieval age to the contemporary world.
Under the skin: anatomy, art and identity
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
2020-03-17
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 17th March 2020

Weekly Heritage Tours, which will allow you to immerse yourself in the past and gain an insight into what has shaped this building over the centuries.
 2:30pm to 3:15pm
 
 Twickenham
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Heritage Tours at Orleans House Gallery

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 17th March 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
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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
2020-03-17
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City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 21st Mar at 06:15pm