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


Thursday 18th June

In this illustrated talk, Mark Dunton takes you through the year 1970, fifty years on, a year which saw the election of Edward Heath’s Conservative Government, a bizarre episode involving Bobby Moore, and an upsurge in terrorism.
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Richmond
1970: 'We've only just begun'

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition explores Victorian London from the 1830s until the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on Dickens’s child characters.
Childhood in Dickensian London
event time 9am to 8:45pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 20th Jun
2020-06-18
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The UK’s first public exhibition dedicated solely to gay cultural icon Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen) on the centenary of his birth.
Tom of Finland: Love and Liberation
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 21st Jun
2020-06-18
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A multidisciplinary exhibition combining the architecture of windows, photography, manga, craft and technology.
 Windowology: New Architectural Views from Japan
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jun
2020-06-18
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The first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney’s drawings in over twenty years.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jun
2020-06-18
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Explore 500 years of love letters in this intimate exhibition.
With Love: Letters of Love, Loss and Longing
event time Starts at 9am
 Richmond
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jul
2020-06-18
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This exhibition transports you through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been capturing and shaping the electronic music landscape.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jul
2020-06-18
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The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola, this epic cycle of new work will explore an imagined ancient myth.
Toyin Ojih Odutola - A Countervailing Theory
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jul
2020-06-18
2020-06-18
A display celebrating Dub Reggae and its influence on the capital.
Dub London
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Fri, 31st Jul
2020-06-18
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From ‘honey dew’ drinking parties to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, discover Beatrix Potter’s response to the world of fairies and fairytales.
Beatrix Potter's Fairyland
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 3rd Aug
2020-06-18
2020-06-18
For the first time in over 40 years, the British Museum is showing a major display of its collection of French prints, one of the best collections of its kind in the world.
French Impressions: Prints from Manet to Cézanne
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 9th Aug
2020-06-18
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 18th June 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
2020-06-18
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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
2020-06-18
2020-06-18

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

10:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river