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


Tuesday 21st April

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang at the Tower of London and Hyde Park to mark HM The Queen’s Birthday.
 12pm to 1:30pm
 
Royal Gun Salutes in Hyde Park and at the Tower of London

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
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
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
An exhibition exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, over 500 years.
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 26th Apr
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
The fifty-fifth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 27th Apr
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
This display brings together a wide range of palaeoart, from nearly 200 years ago to the present day.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Tue, 28th Apr
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
Tangerine Dream, the German band widely credited as laying the foundations for the Ambient and Trance music styles, will be celebrated by this exhibition.
Tangerine Dream: Zeitraffer
event time 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 2nd May
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
An immersive installation by contemporary American artist Darren Waterston, presenting a detailed reimagining of James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room.
Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room re-imagined
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 3rd May
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Mon, 4th May
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
The first ever retrospective of the Polish-Jewish émigré who brought European modernist aesthetics to British graphic design.
George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 10th May
2020-04-21
2020-04-21
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
 Ends on Mon, 11th May
2020-04-21
2020-04-21

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 21st April 2020

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-04-21
2020-04-21

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 21st 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.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-04-21
2020-04-21

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!
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2020-04-21
2020-04-21

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