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


Saturday 21st March

Monthly tour of the former Inland Revenue offices, now a artists workshop.
 Starts at 1:15pm
 
 Strand
Somerset House Studios Tours
A discussion on queer lives and gender politics in the Votes for Women campaign
 2pm to :
 
 Barbican
Votes for Women: gender, identity and queerness
Over 40 hand-picked layouts from around the globe and in excess of 120 exhibitors to browse and purchase from.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Wood Green
The London Festival of Railway Modelling
Come and admire the rare and historic Camellias in the Grade 1 listed Conservatory, a gorgeous array of blooms; pink, red, white and striped.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Chiswick
Camellia Show 2020 – 10th Anniversary

Things to do in London today | What to do in London tomorrow | What's on this weekend

Events in January | Events in February | Events in March | Events in April

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Explore the contrasting worlds of Japan’s urban future and rural traditions in WOW’s new digital art installation.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
Japan House presents two installations by WOW looking at both the urban future and timelessness of rural Japan.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade Digital art encounters with Japan
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
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
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
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
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
Glowing arches fill Granary Square at Kings Cross during the winter months.
Space Frames
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
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
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
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
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
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 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
The Tate Modern hall is filled with a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London.
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 5th Apr
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
A display exploring the unique and largely untold history, heritage and culture of the Krio people of Sierra Leone.
The Krios of Sierra Leone
event time 10am to 4pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Mon, 6th Apr
2020-03-21
2020-03-21

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 21st March 2020

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
Step behind the scenes and see the Barbican Theatre from a new perspective on these 60 minute Backstage Tour
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-03-21
2020-03-21

Barbican - Backstage Tours

Walking tours of London on Saturday 21st March 2020

The River Thames is London. It’s why the Romans chose its gravel north bank to found Londinium; its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continues to do so.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-21
2020-03-21

London's River Walk

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-21
2020-03-21

Roman London Walking Tour

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
2020-03-21
2020-03-21
 

Tower Bridge opening times

06:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
07:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:15pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:55pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river