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


Friday 19th June

This talk will be delivered by Guy Grannum (Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestors), who has been writing and speaking about Caribbean heritage and family history for over 25 years.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
Caribbean connections

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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 6:15pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 20th Jun
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
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
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
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
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
The first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney’s drawings in over twenty years.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
event time 10am to 9pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jun
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
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
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
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
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
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
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
A display celebrating Dub Reggae and its influence on the capital.
Dub London
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Fri, 31st Jul
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
To coincide with JMW Turner featuring on the new £20 note, find out about the variety of stock purchases made by Turner in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Painting a fortune: JMW Turner and the Bank of England
event time 10am to 5pm
 Ends on Fri, 31st Jul
2020-06-19
2020-06-19
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
2020-06-19
2020-06-19

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 19th June 2020

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-06-19
2020-06-19

Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-06-19
2020-06-19

St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 3rd Jul at 01:00pm