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


Sunday 19th April

The Reserve is open to the public just once a year at a time when the bluebells are at their most beautiful.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Greenford
Annual Open Day at Perivale Wood Nature Reserve 2020
Alongside the special MG displays there will be a whole host of British built vehicles, from the pre-war Alvis, Norton and Sunbeam right through to the latest Jaguar model.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Weybridge
MG and British Marques Day
Semi-regular vintage fashion clothing fair.
 11am to 5:30pm
 
 Chelsea
 Frock Me - Vintage fashion fair
See lots of people promenading in grand hats - or, if hatted, join in.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Southwark
London Hat Walk
Hear from the Jewish Council of Racial Equality (JCORE) as they explore the identity of minority communities in Britain and the potential for building bridges between these communities in an increasingly fractured world.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Camden
Exploring Identity: Building Bridges between Minority Communities in Britain

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 11am to 4pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 19th Apr
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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
2020-04-19
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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
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2020-04-19
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 12pm to 4pm
 City of London
 Ends on Thu, 23rd Apr
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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 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 26th Apr
2020-04-19
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 19th April 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 19th April 2020

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

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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London's Burning Walking Tour

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Theatreland Tour which looks at the buildings, personalities, history and latest production news led by qualified London Guide and local radio broadcster Diane Burstein.
 2:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
2020-04-19
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Theatreland Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 1st May at 01:30pm