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


Friday 27th March

Gary Sheffield discusses the experiences of Hugo De Pree, a cousin of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, who had a distinguished military career in his own right.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
In Haig's Shadow
Cinnamon buns, Finnish Chocolate, Reindeer Stew, Mämmi and much more springy goodies available from the Finnish Church Easter Fair.
 tba
 
 Rotherhithe
Scandinavian Easter Fair 2020
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 3pm
 
 Chiswick
Camellia Show 2020 – 10th Anniversary

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
 Ends on Sun, 29th 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
 Ends on Sun, 29th 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
 Ends on Sun, 29th 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
 Ends on Tue, 31st 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
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
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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
2020-03-27
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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
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr
2020-03-27
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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
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr
2020-03-27
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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
2020-03-27
2020-03-27
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
2020-03-27
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 27th 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
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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
2020-03-27
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 11th May at 06:00am