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


Sunday 10th May

Get your hands on some of the most unique sauces that pack a serious punch, and meet the people behind them.
 tba
 
 Peckham
London’s hot sauce festival
It’s that time of year where professional Kite fliers from all over the country congregate in the heart of Streatham.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Streatham
Streatham Kite Day
Monthly opening of the only surviving fully working watermill in Surrey.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Cobham
Monthly open day at Cobham Mill

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 11am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 10th May
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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
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This exhibition brings together artworks that explore our relationships with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
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An ambitious and wide-spanning survey of the origins of surrealist art in Britain, and the first to trace its roots back to 1620 through supporting archive material.
British Surrealism
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
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An exhibition of superb images reproduced from the British Library’s collection of Japanese pattern books.
Exquisite Patterns: Japanese Textile Design
event time 11am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
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Through the medium of film and photography, this major exhibition considers how masculinity has been coded, performed, and socially constructed from the 1960s to the present day.
Masculinities - Liberation through Photography
event time 10am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 17th May
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This exhibition explores the ways in which, from the eighteenth century to the present day, our perception of the hero or heroine has evolved.
Heroic Figures
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 24th May
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The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years.
Aubrey Beardsley
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Mon, 25th May
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This is the first monographic exhibition of Spilliaert’s work in the UK and will showcase some 90 works on paper.
Spilliaert
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Mon, 25th May
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This exhibition confirms Charles Keeping’s stature and contribution not just as a major picture-book artist but also as a revelatory illustrator of Dickens for the Folio Society.
Charles Keeping: Londoner & Illustrator
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Ends on Sun, 31st May
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 10th May 2020

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 10th May 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
2020-05-10
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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
2020-05-10
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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
2020-05-10
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Tower Bridge opening times

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