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


Wednesday 18th March

Spend an evening exploring some of the rarely seen parts of the Old Royal Naval College.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Greenwich
Unlocked Tour
These hitherto unknown royal ‘palaces’ became the nursery of courtly fashion and etiquette where the king and his courtiers developed tastes that were to fundamentally fashion the art and architecture of Restoration England.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Exploring the fascinating world of mushrooms, in an exhibition from curator and writer, Francesca Gavin.
 Mushrooms: The art, design and future of fungi
event time 11am to 8pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
 Steve McQueen
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Wed, 18th 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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An exhibition telling the story of the Old Lady through items selected from the vast collections amassed since the Bank was founded in 1694.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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An exhibition about the man, the Christmas he created, and how he fell out of love with the season he helped to create.
Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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This is the first time that Tate has staged a show devoted to the later 17th century and the first to explore baroque art in Britain.
British Baroque - Power and Illusion
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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Come and admire the rare and historic Camellias in the Grade 1 listed Conservatory, a gorgeous array of blooms; pink, red, white and striped.
Camellia Show 2020 – 10th Anniversary
event time 11am to 3pm
 Chiswick
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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As we approach another major turning point in automotive design, this exhibition looks at the role of the car in shaping the world we live in today.
Cars: Accelerating The Modern World
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 18th Mar
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This exhibition visits each stage of the production process; from design to construction, sourcing and alterations, to dressing, repairs and laundering.
Costume at the National Theatre
event time 9:30am to 11pm
 Southwark
 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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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 18th March 2020

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
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City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

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