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


Thursday 16th April

Live screening in the cinema of a David Attenborough documentary and Q&A.
 7:10pm to :
 
 Barbican
 David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet Live From the World Premiere

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Explore the tattoos worn by members of the Armed Forces community and the powerful stories of identity, comradeship, bravery and sacrifice they represent.
Tribute Ink
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Fri, 17th Apr
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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
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
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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
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
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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
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
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This is the first UK exhibition of works by Indian master painters commissioned by East India Company officials in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company
event time 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
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The complexity and delightful aesthetic fills space with cut out coloured paper to create a world where the essence of every carefully considered colour can be appreciated.
Slices of Time
event time 10am to 7pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
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A display celebrating The Clash’s iconic London Calling – an album that rocked the music scene, serving as an anthem for London, Londoners and music lovers globally.
The Clash: London Calling
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
2020-04-16
This exhibition reveals the architectural setting of swimming and bathing from Roman springs and Victorian bathhouses to contemporary swimming spaces.
The origin and revival of pools, swimming baths and lidos
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
2020-04-16
2020-04-16
Hidden London - The Exhibition takes people on an immersive journey of some of London’s most secret spaces belonging to the oldest subterranean railway in the world
Hidden London - The Exhibition
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Mon, 20th Apr
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A small heritage gallery in the basement of the Guildhall currently has three documents on display.
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Thu, 23rd Apr
2020-04-16
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 16th April 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.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 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!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2020-04-16
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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 Mon 11th May at 06:00am